Chronic Disease Prevention & Self-care - Resource

Notable findings in the latest America’s Health Rankings of 2020 Annual Report show that the percentage of Americans struggling with multiple chronic conditions dropped from 10.3 percent in 2018 to 9.5 percent in 2019. In addition, seniors aged 65 and older saw a decline of five percent in multiple chronic condition prevalence. The drop is largely due to a decline in cardiovascular disease, one of the most expensive chronic conditions in the U.S. However, other challenges, such as obesity rates and mental health care needs, continued to grow in every subcategory, regardless of gender, income or race. More