State Summary: Louisiana, 2021 Senior Report
Louisiana
2021 Senior Report
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State Findings: Louisiana, 2021, 2021 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of severe housing problems
  • Low prevalence of falls
  • Low suicide rate
Challenges
  • High poverty rate
  • Low percentage of households with high-speed internet
  • High prevalence of frequent mental distress
Highlights
  • High-speed internet increased 14% between 2016 and 2019 from 62.1% to 71.1% of households with adults ages 65+
  • The number of geriatric providers increased 31% between 2018 and 2020 from 11.5 to 15.1 per 100,000 adults ages 65+
  • Multiple chronic conditions increased 12% between 2010 and 2018 from 41.9% to 47.0% of Medicare beneficiaries ages 65+
WEBSITE: ldh.la.gov
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