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State Summary: Wyoming, 2019 Senior Report
Wyoming
2019 Senior Report
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State Findings: Wyoming, 2019, 2019 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High community support expenditures
  • High percentage of home-delivered meals
  • Low prevalence of frequent mental distress
Challenges
  • Low SNAP enrollment
  • Low prevalence of seniors with a dedicated provider
  • Low percentage of hospice care use
Highlights
  • In the past six years, obesity increased 40% from 20.4% to 28.6% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past four years, food insecurity decreased 32% from 16.1% to 11.0% of adults ages 60+
  • In the past two years, home-delivered meals decreased 18% from 42.0% to 34.3% of adults ages 60+ with an independent-living difficulty
  • In the past five years, home health care workers increased 18% from 78.8 to 93.2 aides per 1,000 adults ages 75+
  • In the past six years, high health status increased 7% from 39.4% to 42.3% of adults ages 65+
  • In the past six years, depression increased 20% from 12.6% to 15.1% of adults ages 65+
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