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State Summary: Rhode Island, 2018 Senior Report
Rhode Island
2018 Senior Report
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State Findings: Rhode Island, 2018, 2018 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High percentage of four- and five-star nursing home beds
  • High percentage of able-bodied seniors
  • High SNAP enrollment
Challenges
  • Low percentage of volunteerism
  • Low community support expenditures
  • High preventable hospitalization rate
Highlights
  • In the past year, four- or five-star rated nursing home beds increased 21% from 54.0% to 65.2% of certified nursing home beds
  • In the past four years, suicide increased 66% from 6.4 to 10.6 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65+
  • In the past four years, falls increased 11% from 24.4% to 27.2% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past two years, SNAP reach increased 6% from 105.7 to 112.2 participants per 100 adults ages 60+ in poverty
  • In the past year, poverty decreased 12% from 10.3% to 9.1% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past year, full-mouth teeth extractions decreased 14% from 13.8% to 11.9% of adults ages 65+
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