In good hands: An aging population and greater disposable income will support growth

The Adult Day Care industry has performed well over the past five years. The steadily aging population and vastly costlier alternative long-term care options (such as nursing homes, for example, which can cost five times more than adult day care) fueled demand for industry services. As the economy recovered, state and local government budgets improved and disposable income increased, helping industry growth return to prerecessionary levels. Over the next five years, the number of people aged 65 and older in the United States is projected to continue expanding as a share of the total population. As the population ages, the prevalence of Alzheimer's and other physical and mental diseases will increase, bolstering demand for adult day care services...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The prevalence of physical and mental diseases will increase, raising demand for industry services
  • Medicaid has expanded, enabling more individuals to obtain funding for industry services
  • Aging baby boomers will increase demand for adult day care services
  • Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    The Adult Day Care industry provides community-based day health services for the elderly and disabled. Services offered include living assistance, nursing, therapy, meals and social activities. Although the recession and funding uncertainty from state Medicaid programs hampered demand during the early part of the current five-year period, the aging population, rising healthcare costs and competitive advantages over other long-term care providers resulted in industry growth. Over the five years to 2018, industry revenue is estimated to increase at an annualized rate of 5.2% to $8.5 billion.The industry has also benefited from the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) of 2010. Fed...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Adult Day Care Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Adult Day Care Industry are

  • Proximity to key markets
  • Access to a highly skilled workforce
  • Having an integrated operation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Federal funding for Medicare and Medicaid and Per capita disposable income in the Adult Day Care industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Adult Day Care Industry?

    This industry provides social and basic health assistance, including transportation, meals, personal hygiene and therapeutic activities, to the elderly and individuals with mental or physical disabilities. Services are typically provided during normal business hours through adult care centers. This industry does not include home care.

    Industry Products
  • Social model
  • Medical model
  • Social and medical model
  • Industry Activities
  • Care-planning services
  • Daily living assistance
  • Nursing and health services
  • Therapeutic services
  • Meal services
  • Transportation services
  • Social activities
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Federal funding for Medicare and Medicaid
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Number of adults aged 65 and older
  • Number of people with private health insurance

  • Current Performance
  • Aging population boosts demand
  • Medicaid growth
  • New companies steadily enter
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Aging population boosts demand
  • Medicaid growth and private healthcare
  • New companies steadily enter
  • Table: Adult Day Care Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Adult Day Care Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Drug, Cosmetic & Toiletry Wholesaling
  • Grocery Wholesaling
  • Janitorial Services
  • Medical Supplies Wholesaling
  • Public Administration

  • Products & Services
  • Social and medical model
  • Social model
  • Medical model
  • Chart: Adult Day Care Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Age
  • Illness
  • Funding
  • Economic trends

  • Major Markets
  • Adults 65 years and older
  • Adults 41-64 years old
  • Adults younger than 41
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Adult Day Care Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesPurchasesRent and utilitiesOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Adult Day Care

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Adult Day Care Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Adult Day Care Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Adult Day Care Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Number of adults aged 65 and older (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • A loss of brain function that occurs with certain diseases, affecting memory, thinking, language, judgment and behavior.
  • Long-Term Care (Ltc)
  • Medical and nonmedical assistance for people who have difficult caring for themselves due to chronic illness or disabilities.
  • Medicaid
  • A state and federal partnership that provides health insurance coverage for people with lower incomes, older people, people with disabilities and some families and children.
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