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State Summary: New York, 2016 Senior Report
New York
2016 Senior Report
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State Findings: New York, 2016, 2016 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High prescription drug coverage
  • High SNAP enrollment
  • Ready availability of home health care workers
Challenges
  • High percentage of seniors in poverty
  • Low hospice care use
  • High percentage of hospital deaths
Highlights
  • In the past year, preventable hospitalizations decreased 10% from 59.2 to 53.3 discharges per 1,000 Medicare beneficiaries.
  • In the past year, very good or excellent health status increased 10% from 37.8% to 41.4% of adults ages 65+.
  • In the past 2 years, food insecurity increased 10% from 14.8% to 16.3% of adults ages 60+.
  • In the past 2 years, home health care increased 23% from 196.9 to 242.1 home health care workers per 1,000 adults ages 75+.
  • In the past 3 years, hospital deaths decreased 21% from 39.0% to 30.9% of decedents ages 65+.
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