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State Summary: Maryland, 2019 Senior Report
Maryland
2019 Senior Report
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State Findings: Maryland, 2019, 2019 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High flu vaccination coverage
  • High prevalence of seniors with a dedicated provider
  • High percentage of volunteerism
Challenges
  • Low percentage of home-delivered meals
  • Low home health care worker rate
  • Low community support expenditures
Highlights
  • In the past five years, obesity increased 19% from 26.2% to 31.2% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past three years, community support decreased 25% from $358 to $270 per adult ages 60+ in poverty
  • In the past year, SNAP reach increased 11% from 86.0 to 95.6 participants per 100 adults ages 60+ in poverty
  • In the past six years, hospice care use increased 63% from 32.6% to 53.0% of Medicare decedents ages 65+
  • In the past four years, ICU use in the last six months of life decreased 14% from 12.5% to 10.7% of decedents ages 65+
  • In the past six years, depression increased 55% from 9.2% to 14.2% of adults ages 65+
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