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State Summary: Louisiana, 2019 Senior Report
2019 Senior Report
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State Findings: Louisiana, 2019, 2019 Senior Report
  • High home health care worker rate
  • High prevalence of seniors with a dedicated provider
  • High percentage of hospice care use
  • High prevalence of food insecurity
  • High prevalence of obesity
  • Low percentage of four- and five-star nursing home beds
  • In the past two years, excessive drinking increased 36% from 6.4% to 8.7% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past six years, physical inactivity decreased 18% from 38.5% to 31.5% of adults ages 65+ in fair or better health
  • In the past four years, SNAP reach increased 28% from 60.8 to 77.6 participants per 100 adults ages 60+ in poverty
  • In the past three years, flu vaccination coverage decreased 16% from 65.1% to 54.4% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past five years, hospice care use increased 20% from 48.7% to 58.2% of Medicare decedents ages 65+
  • In the past six years, depression increased 43% from 13.8% to 19.8% of adults ages 65+
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