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State Summary: Colorado, 2019 Senior Report
Colorado
2019 Senior Report
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State Findings: Colorado, 2019, 2019 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of food insecurity
  • Low prevalence of physical inactivity
  • Low early death rate
Challenges
  • High percentage of low-care nursing home residents
  • Low SNAP enrollment
  • Low percentage of home-delivered meals
Highlights
  • In the past three years, excessive drinking increased 23% from 5.7% to 7.0% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past two years, poverty increased 11% from 7.0% to 7.8% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past three years, food insecurity decreased 60% from 14.6% to 5.8% of adults ages 60+
  • In the past six years, hospice care use increased 23% from 46.9% to 57.5% of Medicare decedents ages 65+
  • In the past six years, high health status increased 14% from 44.9% to 51.1% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past year, depression decreased 11% from 15.2% to 13.5% of adults ages 65+
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