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State Summary: Montana, 2019 Senior Report
Montana
2019 Senior Report
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State Findings: Montana, 2019, 2019 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of obesity
  • High percentage of home-delivered meals
  • High community support expenditures
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 three years, excessive drinking increased 12% from 8.3% to 9.3% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past two years, four- or five-star rated nursing home beds decreased 8% from 51.5% to 47.4% of certified nursing home beds
  • In the past five years, low-care nursing home residents increased 13% from 16.5% to 18.6% of residents
  • In the past five years, hospice care use increased 13% from 40.8% to 46.3% of Medicare decedents ages 65+
  • In the past six years, high health status increased 18% from 39.8% to 46.8% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past three years, depression decreased 9% from 15.8% to 14.3% of adults ages 65+
WEBSITE: dphhs.mt.gov
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