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State Summary: Georgia, 2019 Senior Report
Georgia
2019 Senior Report
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State Findings: Georgia, 2019, 2019 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High percentage of hospice care use
  • Low percentage of low-care nursing home residents
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
Challenges
  • Low percentage of volunteerism
  • Low percentage of home-delivered meals
  • Low home health care worker rate
Highlights
  • In the past two years, excessive drinking increased 19% from 5.3% to 6.3% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past two years, physical inactivity increased 17% from 29.9% to 34.9% of adults ages 65+ in fair or better health
  • In the past six years, poverty decreased 10% from 11.2% to 10.1% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past four years, community support decreased 35% from $293 to $191 per adult ages 60+ in poverty
  • In the past four years, low-care nursing home residents decreased 11% from 11.1% to 9.9% of residents
  • In the past six years, high health status increased 16% from 32.9% to 38.2% of adults ages 65+
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