Growing Demand for Long-Term Care in California

This fact sheet describes the trends that contribute to the growing demand for long-term care in California.

CA State Budget and Policy

In 2011, the largest generation in history – the baby boomers – began turning 65. The California population is also living longer, often with chronic illness and disabling conditions. Given these demographic trends, we can anticipate significant growth in the demand for long-term care within the state.