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State Summary: New Hampshire, 2019 Senior Report
New Hampshire
2019 Senior Report
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State Findings: New Hampshire, 2019, 2019 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low percentage of seniors living in poverty
  • High percentage of home-delivered meals
  • High prevalence of high health status
Challenges
  • Low SNAP enrollment
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High percentage of low-care nursing home residents
Highlights
  • In the past three years, excessive drinking increased 23% from 7.1% to 8.7% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past four years, four- or five-star rated nursing home beds decreased 15% from 64.0% to 54.2% of certified nursing home beds
  • In the past six years, low-care nursing home residents increased 14% from 12.3% to 14.1% of residents
  • In the past year, community support decreased 29% from $2,231 to $1,591 per adult ages 60+ in poverty
  • In the past six years, hospice care use increased 64% from 30.9% to 50.6% of Medicare decedents ages 65+
  • In the past five years, high health status increased 9% from 47.7% to 51.9% of adults ages 65+
WEBSITE: dhhs.nh.gov
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