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(LEX 18) 24/7 Wall St. has ranked Kentucky the sixth worst state to grow old in.

They say 42.3% of all residents 65 and over have a disability. They also state that 4,786 in every 100,000 senior state residents die every year. 

Two of the largest determinants of health and longevity are education and income. 

24/7 Wall St.s 10 “Worst States to Grow Old In”

  1. Mississippi
  2. West Virginia
  3. Alaska
  4. Louisisana
  5. Arkansas
  6. Kentucky
  7. Alabama
  8. Tennessee
  9. Oklahoma

24/7 Wall St.s 10 “BEST” States to Grow Old In”

  1. New Hampshire

  2. Vermont

  3. Minnesota

  4. Virginia

  5. Massachusetts

  6. Colorado

  7. Maryland

  8. Washington

  9. Connecticut

  10. Kansas

Click here for their methodology and here for a list of states. 

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