This Chartbook is an update to the "Assessment of Maine's Long-term Care Needs Baseline Report: Demographics and Use of Long Term Care Services in Maine" report that was produced in 2007. The Chartbook provides historical and projected trends in the demographics of Maine's population. With the aging of Maine's population and its status as the "oldest" state in the nation, the use of long term services and supports surfaces as a key issue of public policy. We hope that the information contained in this report will be useful to state policymakers, legislators, providers, advocates and others with an interest in this subject. The use and expenditure data show historical trends while the population data includes projections. Where possible, national comparisons are provided to show Maine relative to other states.
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Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities: Population and Service Use Trends in Maine
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Dementia in Maine
As the oldest state in the nation, Maine faces the impending impact of Alzheimer’s disease on its social systems, community resources, and its health and long term care systems. This report provides a baseline picture of the current use of services by people with and without dementia in Maine. Learn more in Dementia in Maine: Characteristics, Care, and Cost Across Settings.Learn More
Report on Maine's Older Adults
With the aging of Maine’s population and its status as the oldest state in the nation, the use of long term services continues to be a critical public policy issue in the state and nationally. Learn more in Older Adults and Adults With Disabilities: Population and Service Use Trends in Maine, 2012 Edition.Learn More
Long Term Service and Support Needs
This report - part of a series on MaineCare members who are dually eligible for MaineCare and Medicare Services - analyzes the characteristics, use, and expenditure patterns of sub-populations of long term service users. Learn more in Children and Adults With Long Term Services and Support Needs: MaineCare and Medicare Expenditures and Utilization, State Fiscal Year 2010.Learn More