The healthiest states for seniors in 2023, per UnitedHealth Group

Utah is the healthiest state in the nation for older adults in 2023, according to the United Health Foundation's 11th annual "America's Health Rankings Senior Report."

The May 16 report reviewed 10 years of data to provide a comprehensive look at the health and well-being of Americans 65 and older.  

State rankings were derived from 35 measures across five categories of health: social and economic factors, physical environment, behaviors, clinical care and health outcomes. The full methodology can be viewed here. The ranking of unhealthiest states can be viewed here.

The healthiest states for older adults:

1. Utah
2. New Hampshire
3. Colorado
4. Minnesota
5. Vermont
6. Connecticut
7. Hawaii
8. Washington
9. Maryland
10. Massachusetts
11. Wisconsin
12. Oregon
13. Nebraska
14. Delaware
15. Maine
16. North Dakota
17. Virginia
18. Idaho
19. Rhode Island
20. Iowa
21. South Dakota
22. New York
23. Montana
24. Michigan
25. Florida
26. Wyoming
T-27. Kansas
T-27. Pennsylvania
29. New Jersey

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