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State Summary: New Hampshire, 2018 Senior Report
New Hampshire
2018 Senior Report
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State Findings: New Hampshire, 2018, 2018 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low percentage of seniors living in poverty
  • High percentage of able-bodied seniors
  • High home-delivered meals rate
Challenges
  • High percentage of low-care nursing home residents
  • Low percentage of four- and five-star nursing home beds
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
Highlights
  • In the past year, home health care workers increased 12% from 84.2 to 94.7 aides per 1,000 adults ages 75+
  • In the past year, poverty decreased 25% from 6.1% to 4.6% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past five years, food insecurity increased 37% from 9.2% to 12.6% of adults ages 60+
  • In the past year, preventable hospitalizations increased 5% from 44.8 to 47.1 discharges per 1,000 Medicare enrollees
  • In the past three years, suicide increased 60% from 12.0 to 19.2 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65+
  • In the past five years, smoking decreased 15% from 7.3% to 6.2% of adults ages 65+
WEBSITE: dhhs.nh.gov
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