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State Summary: Minnesota, 2019 Senior Report
Minnesota
2019 Senior Report
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State Findings: Minnesota, 2019, 2019 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of frequent mental distress
  • High home health care worker rate
  • High percentage of volunteerism
Challenges
  • Low prevalence of seniors with a dedicated provider
  • High percentage of low-care nursing home residents
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
Highlights
  • In the past two years, smoking increased 12% from 7.4% to 8.3% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past six years, poverty decreased 16% from 8.3% to 7.0% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past four years, community support decreased 25% from $489 to $365 per adult ages 60+ in poverty
  • In the past four years, SNAP reach increased 19% from 58.2 to 69.0 participants per 100 adults ages 60+ in poverty
  • In the past five years, high health status increased 6% from 45.3% to 47.8% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past six years, depression increased 42% from 9.6% to 13.6% of adults ages 65+
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