The following figures relating to nursing home abuse and neglect were published by the National Center on Elder Abuse NCEA. 5 million — The number of people in long-term care in the U.S. in the year 2016, up from about 1 million in the year 2000. 27 million – the number of people that will live in a long-term care setting by the year 2050. 1 in 3 — number of nursing homes that have been cited for a federal violation that has the potential to cause harm or that has caused harm. 44 % — percentage of nursing home residents that admitted they had been abused. Learn more about nursing home and abuse in this presentation.