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Across the States 2006: Profiles of Long-Term Care and Independent Living

This compilation of data covers many facets of long-term care and independent living in each state and the District of Columbia. State-specific reports can be found further down on this page. Published biennially since 1992 by the AARP Public Policy Institute, the Across the States series was developed to help inform policy discussions among public and private sector leaders in long-term care throughout the United States. It presents comparable state-level and national data for 150 indicators from a wide variety of sources, drawn together into a single document. This seventh edition of Across the States presents the most up-to-date data available at the time of production. The information is displayed in easy-to-use maps, tables, and graphics. (350 pages)

To obtain printed copies of the full report, please call the AARP Public Policy Institute's Independent Living/Long-Term Care Team at (202) 434-3890 or send your request to the Public Policy Institute at

State Reports

To access a copy of this report for a single state, click on the state in the map below (PDF, approximately 1.2MB).

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Arkansas California Colorado
Connecticut DC Delaware
Florida Georgia Hawaii
Idaho Illinois Indiana
Iowa Kansas Kentucky
Louisiana Maine Maryland
Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota
Mississippi Missouri Montana
Nebraska Nevada New Jersey
New Mexico New York New Hampshire
North Carolina North Dakota Ohio
Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania
Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota
Tennessee Texas Utah
Vermont Virginia Washington
West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming

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