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State Summary: Florida, 2019 Senior Report
Florida
2019 Senior Report
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State Findings: Florida, 2019, 2019 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High percentage of four- and five-star nursing home beds
  • High percentage of hospice care use
  • Low prevalence of obesity
Challenges
  • Low home health care worker rate
  • High percentage of ICU use
  • Low percentage of volunteerism
Highlights
  • In the past four years, smoking increased 20% from 8.7% to 10.4% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past three years, community support increased 44% from $799 to $1,154 per adult ages 60+ in poverty
  • In the past six years, food insecurity decreased 32% from 16.6% to 11.3% of adults ages 60+
  • In the past year, home health care workers increased 15% from 27.9 to 32.2 aides per 1,000 adults ages 75+
  • In the past two years, the percentage of adults ages 65+ with a dedicated health care provider decreased 3% from 95.5% to 92.6%
  • In the past year, depression increased 36% from 11.8% to 16.0% of adults ages 65+
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