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State Summary: Virginia, 2019 Senior Report
Virginia
2019 Senior Report
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State Findings: Virginia, 2019, 2019 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low percentage of seniors living in poverty
  • Low prevalence of frequent mental distress
  • High flu vaccination coverage
Challenges
  • High percentage of ICU use
  • Low percentage of home-delivered meals
  • Low percentage of four- and five-star nursing home beds
Highlights
  • In the past two years, excessive drinking increased 31% from 5.1% to 6.7% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past four years, community support decreased 8% from $369 to $341 per adult ages 60+ in poverty
  • In the past year, SNAP reach increased 8% from 65.8 to 71.3 participants per 100 adults ages 60+ in poverty
  • In the past four years, hospice care use increased 11% from 46.6% to 51.5% of Medicare decedents ages 65+
  • In the past six years, high health status increased 12% from 38.6% to 43.3% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past six years, depression increased 52% from 10.0% to 15.2% of adults ages 65+
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