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State Summary: Maine, 2018 Senior Report
2018 Senior Report
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State Findings: Maine, 2018, 2018 Senior Report
  • Low percentage of low-care nursing home residents
  • Low percentage of ICU use
  • High prevalence of seniors with a dedicated provider
  • High prevalence of falls
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High prevalence of food insecurity
  • In the past year, falls increased 9% from 29.9% to 32.5% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past two years, community support increased 18% from $287 to $339 per adult ages 60+ in poverty
  • In the past two years, the percentage of Medicare enrollees ages 65-75 with diabetes who received a bloods lipids test decreased 6% from 82.2% to 77.6%
  • In the past four years, full-mouth teeth extractions decreased 31% from 22.1% to 15.2% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past five years, poverty increased 6% from 8.6% to 9.1% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past five years, home health care workers increased 46% from 105.8 to 154.8 aides per 1,000 adults ages 75+
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