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  • 40 million: Estimated number of people 65 or older by 2010.
  • 22 million: Number of people 65 and older who reported having physical disabilities in 2006.
  • 84%: Percentage of seniors who want to stay in their own homes as they age.
  • 46%: Percentage of people with disabilities report feeling isolated from their communities, compared with 23 percent of people without disabilities.
  • $2,968: Average monthly fee for a room in an assisted living facility.

Source: AARP