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State Summary: Nebraska, 2018 Senior Report
Nebraska
2018 Senior Report
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State Findings: Nebraska, 2018, 2018 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High percentage of volunteerism
  • High community support expenditures
  • High flu vaccination coverage
Challenges
  • Low prevalence of health screenings
  • Low percentage of diabetes management
  • Low home health care worker rate
Highlights
  • In the past two years, four- or five-star rated nursing home beds increased 23% from 44.8% to 55.2% of certified nursing home beds
  • In the past year, community support increased 18% from $885 to $1,048 per adult ages 60+ in poverty
  • In the past year, SNAP reach decreased 9% from 52.6 to 47.9 participants per 100 adults ages 60+ in poverty
  • In the past year, home health care workers increased 11% from 61.8 to 68.5 aides per 1,000 adults ages 75+
  • In the past two years, frequent mental distress increased 29% from 5.1% to 6.6% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past two years, excessive drinking increased 19% from 5.9% to 7.0% of adults ages 65+
WEBSITE: dhhs.ne.gov
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