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State Summary: Wyoming, 2018 Senior Report
Wyoming
2018 Senior Report
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State Findings: Wyoming, 2018, 2018 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High home-delivered meals rate
  • Low percentage of ICU use
  • High prevalence of pain management
Challenges
  • Low prevalence of seniors with a dedicated provider
  • Low SNAP enrollment
  • Low percentage of diabetes management
Highlights
  • In the past four years, suicide increased 30% from 24.3 to 31.5 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65+
  • In the past four years, dental visits increased 11% from 61.2% to 67.9% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past year, food insecurity decreased 18% from 11.1% to 9.1% of adults ages 60+
  • In the past three years, SNAP reach decreased 39% from 27.7 to 16.8 participants per 100 adults ages 60+ in poverty
  • In the past five years, preventable hospitalizations decreased 26% from 58.2 to 43.1 discharges per 1,000 Medicare enrollees
  • In the past two years, poverty increased 37% from 6.2% to 8.5% of adults ages 65+
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