SOURCE: 2011 NHATS; N=8077.
- Assistance with bathing, dressing, eating, toileting, getting out of bed, getting around inside one's home or building, or leaving one's home or building.
- Assistance for health or functioning reasons only with laundry, hot meals, shopping for personal items, paying bills/banking, handling medications (but not self-care or mobility activities).
Types of Assistance Received by Older Americans
|Assistance Level||%||Number (millions)|
|3+ Self-care or mobility activities (a)||7.0%||2.7|
|1-2 Self-care or mobility activities (a)||10.3%||3.9|
|Household activities (b)||8.5%||3.3|