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State Summary: Illinois, 2018 Senior Report
Illinois
2018 Senior Report
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State Findings: Illinois, 2018, 2018 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High prevalence of seniors with a dedicated provider
  • High percentage of able-bodied seniors
  • High SNAP enrollment
Challenges
  • Low prevalence of health screenings
  • High percentage of low-care nursing home residents
  • High prevalence of obesity
Highlights
  • In the past year, poverty increased 8% from 8.5% to 9.2% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past year, falls increased 15% from 27.4% to 31.6% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past year, full-mouth teeth extractions decreased 21% from 16.5% to 13.1% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past three years, low-care nursing home residents decreased 31% from 24.8% to 17.0% of residents
  • In the past five years, preventable hospitalizations decreased 27% from 75.0 to 54.8 discharges per 1,000 Medicare enrollees
  • In the past five years, food insecurity increased 22% from 12.5% to 15.3% of adults ages 60+
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