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State Summary: Vermont, 2019 Senior Report
Vermont
2019 Senior Report
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State Findings: Vermont, 2019, 2019 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low percentage of ICU use
  • High percentage of home-delivered meals
  • High prevalence of high health status
Challenges
  • High prevalence of falls
  • Low percentage of hospice care use
  • Low percentage of diabetes management
Highlights
  • In the past year, smoking increased 16% from 7.0% to 8.1% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past three years, four- or five-star rated nursing home beds increased 16% from 43.3% to 50.2% of certified nursing home beds
  • In the past five years, home-delivered meals increased 29% from 26.7% to 34.5% of adults ages 60+ with independent-living difficulty
  • In the past six years, low-care nursing home residents increased 63% from 6.5% to 10.5% of residents
  • In the past two years, home health care workers decreased 12% from 172.3 to 151.8 aides per 1,000 adults ages 75+
  • In the past five years, early deaths decreased 6% from 1,708 to 1,605 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65-74
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