Reports, Guidelines and StatisticsAgingStats.Gov
Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics.
A collection of statistics relating to aging, published by government agencies.
Profile of Older Americans
DHHS. Administration on Aging.
Statistics on aging include income, health and healthcare, and employment.
FastStats: Older Persons' Health
DHHS. CDC. National Center for Health Statistics.
Health statistics on the elderly including health status, life expectancy, leading cause of death, and percent of elderly with limited activity capability.
The State of Aging and Health in America Report
DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
This report studies the health status and behaviors of the aging population, and provides a national and state-by-state report card based on 15 key indicators of older adult health. Printable versions of the 2004 (PDF|1.2 MB) and 2007 (PDF|4.5 MB) reports are also available.