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State Summary: Pennsylvania, 2022 Senior Report
Pennsylvania
2022 Senior Report
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State Findings: Pennsylvania, 2022, 2022 Senior Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of excessive drinking
  • High SNAP participation among older adults in poverty
  • High home health care worker rate
Challenges
  • High prevalence of frequent physical distress
  • High prevalence of physical inactivity
  • High level of air pollution
Highlights
  • Drug deaths increased 149% from 3.5 to 8.7 deaths per 100,000 adults ages 65+ between 2008-2010 and 2018-2020
  • Low-care nursing home residents increased 128% from 5.8% to 13.2% of residents between 2018 and 2020
  • Home health care workers increased 33% from 60.6 to 80.7 aides per 1,000 adults ages 65+ between 2016 and 2020
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