Leading health concerns among older U.S. adults as they age 2015

Percentage of adults in the U.S. aged 60 years and older who were concerned about select health problems as they age as of 2015

Leading health concerns among older U.S. adults as they age 2015 This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. adults aged 60 years and older who were concerned about select issues related to health as they age, as of 2015. It was found that 40 percent of those aged 60 years and older were concerned about maintaining their physical health as they age, while 35 percent were concerned with losing their memory.
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Percentage of adults in the U.S. aged 60 years and older who were concerned about select health problems as they age as of 2015

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Share of respondents
Maintaining physical health40%
Losing memory35%
Maintaining mental health32%
Managing chronic health conditions27%
Paying for unexpected illnesses or accident21%
Getting to doctors' appointments and other important appointments11%
Preparing for end of life11%
Feeling depressed9%
Feeling isolated8%
Share of respondents
Maintaining physical health40%
Losing memory35%
Maintaining mental health32%
Managing chronic health conditions27%
Paying for unexpected illnesses or accident21%
Getting to doctors' appointments and other important appointments11%
Preparing for end of life11%
Feeling depressed9%
Feeling isolated8%
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This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. adults aged 60 years and older who were concerned about select issues related to health as they age, as of 2015. It was found that 40 percent of those aged 60 years and older were concerned about maintaining their physical health as they age, while 35 percent were concerned with losing their memory.
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