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State Summary: Maine, 2016 Senior Report
Maine
2016 Senior Report
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State Findings: Maine, 2016, 2016 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low percentage of low-care nursing home residents
  • High percentage of seniors with dedicated provider
  • High percentage of health screenings
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • Low prescription drug coverage
  • High prevalence of full-mouth teeth extractions
Highlights
  • In the past year, smoking decreased 10% from 6.8% to 6.1% of adults ages 65+.
  • In the past year, full-mouth teeth extractions decreased 21% from 22.1% to 17.5% of adults ages 65+.
  • In the past year, community support decreased 34% from $639 to $421 per adult ages 65+ in poverty.
  • In the past 2 years, home health care increased 43% from 106.3 to 152.2 home health care workers per 1,000 adults ages 75+.
  • In the past 3 years, hospice care use increased 91% from 25.3% to 48.3% of decedents ages 65+.
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