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State Summary: Rhode Island, 2019 Senior Report
Rhode Island
2019 Senior Report
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State Findings: Rhode Island, 2019, 2019 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High prevalence of seniors with a dedicated provider
  • High percentage of four- and five-star nursing home beds
  • High SNAP enrollment
Challenges
  • Low community support expenditures
  • Low percentage of home-delivered meals
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
Highlights
  • In the past two years, excessive drinking increased 23% from 6.4% to 7.9% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past three years, four- or five-star rated nursing home beds increased 47% from 44.8% to 65.8% of certified nursing home beds
  • In the past two years, poverty decreased 13% from 10.3% to 9.0% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past five years, food insecurity decreased 19% from 16.8% to 13.6% of adults ages 60+
  • In the past year, early deaths increased 9% from 1,575 to 1,723 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65-74
  • In the past six years, depression increased 14% from 14.8% to 16.9% of adults ages 65+
WEBSITE: health.ri.gov
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