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State Summary: Florida, 2020 Senior Health
Florida
2020 Senior Report
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State Findings: Florida, 2020, 2020 Senior Health
Strengths
  • High community support expenditure
  • Low prevalence of falls
  • High percentage of hospice care use
Challenges
  • High prevalence of multiple chronic conditions
  • Low home health care worker rate
  • High percentage of seniors living in poverty
Highlights
  • Food insecurity increased 12% in the past year from 11.3% to 12.7% of adults ages 60+
  • Low-care nursing home residents decreased 17% in the past year from 8.7% to 7.2% of residents
  • Obesity increased 19% since 2013 from 23.4% to 27.8% of adults ages 65+
  • Flu vaccination coverage decreased 15% in the past year from 62.2% to 52.8% of adults ages 65+
  • Home health care workers increased 32% in the past two years from 38 to 50 aides per 1,000 adults ages 65+ with a disability
  • Cognitive difficulty decreased 10% since 2013 from 9.1% to 8.2% of adults ages 65+
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