Study details the best and worst states for seniors to live in

A new study published on Wednesday details the ten best states for seniors to live in along with the ten states that are worst. used the SeniorScore, a comprehensive data-driven scoring system designed to measure the livability for seniors, the most and least accommodating states have been identified.

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10th best: West Virginia

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9th best: Arizona

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8th best: Texas

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7th best: Florida

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6th best: Maryland

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5th best: Kansas

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4th best: Oklahoma

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3rd best: Nebraska

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2nd best: Hawaii

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Best: Virginia

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10th worst: Idaho

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9th worst: North Dakota

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8th worst: Mississippi

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7th worst: Maine

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6th worst: Arkansas

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5th worst: Oregon

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4th worst: New York

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3rd worst: New Mexico

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2nd worst: Illinois

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Worst: California

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Over 100 variables were included to process the rankings. This included the number of seniors in the state and health care accessibility.

Virginia, Hawaii, and Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Kansas were in the top five for most senior friendly places.

While California, Illinois, and New Mexico, New York, and Oregon in the top five the least senior friendly places.

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