State Summary: Massachusetts, 2021 Senior Report
Massachusetts
2021 Senior Report
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State Findings: Massachusetts, 2021, 2021 Senior Report
Strengths
  • High geriatric provider rate
  • Low prevalence of frequent physical distress
  • Low early death rate
Challenges
  • Low prevalence of exercise
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High prevalence of severe housing problems
Highlights
  • Food insecurity decreased 13% between 2015-2016 and 2018 from 12.0% to 10.5% of adults ages 60+
  • The number of geriatric providers increased 11% between 2018 and 2020 from 51.6 to 57.5 per 100,000 adults ages 65+
  • Obesity increased 18% between 2012 and 2019 from 22.6% to 26.7% of adults ages 65+
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