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State Summary: Maryland, 2016 Senior Report
2016 Senior Report
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State Findings: Maryland, 2016, 2016 Senior Report
  • High percentage of able-bodied seniors
  • Low prevalence of falls
  • Low percentage of low-care nursing home residents
  • Low prescription drug coverage
  • Limited availability of home-delivered meals
  • High prevalence of obesity
  • In the past year, community support increased 55% from $314 to $488 per adult ages 65+ in poverty.
  • In the past year, obesity increased 7% from 27.0% to 29.0% of adults ages 65+.
  • In the past year, SNAP reach decreased 11% from 95.8% to 85.6% of adults ages 65+ in poverty.
  • In the past 2 years, hip fractures decreased 23% from 6.9 to 5.3 hospitalizations per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
  • In the past 2 years, hospice care use increased 11% from 43.7% to 48.5% of decedents ages 65+.
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