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State Summary: Maine, 2019 Senior Report
2019 Senior Report
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State Findings: Maine, 2019, 2019 Senior Report
  • Low percentage of low-care nursing home residents
  • High prevalence of high health status
  • High prevalence of seniors with a dedicated provider
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High prevalence of food insecurity
  • Low community support expenditures
  • In the past year, excessive drinking increased 10% from 7.8% to 8.6% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past four years, food insecurity decreased 11% from 16.1% to 14.3% of adults ages 60+
  • In the past four years, community support increased 32% from $287 to $380 per adult ages 60+ in poverty
  • In the past five years, home health care workers increased 48% from 106.3 to 157.0 aides per 1,000 adults ages 75+
  • In the past five years, ICU use in the last six months of life decreased 15% from 6.7% to 5.7% of decedents ages 65+
  • In the past year, depression increased 25% from 14.2% to 17.8% of adults ages 65+
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