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State Summary: Alaska, 2022 Senior Report
Alaska
2022 Senior Report
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State Findings: Alaska, 2022, 2022 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of frequent mental distress
  • Low prevalence of multiple chronic conditions
  • High level of community support expenditures
Challenges
  • High prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High prevalence of falls
  • Low flu vaccination rate
Highlights
  • Suicide increased 70% from 14.1 to 24.0 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65+ between 2014-2016 and 2018-2020
  • High health status increased 24% from 40.2% to 50.0% of adults ages 65+ between 2011 and 2020
  • Home health care workers decreased 16% from 80.2 to 67.6 aides per 1,000 adults ages 65+ between 2016 and 2020
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