AUSTIN, Texas, May 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SeniorAdvice.com based in Austin, TX, has announced the ten states that are best for seniors and the ten states that are worst for seniors. Using SeniorScore™, the first comprehensive data-driven scoring system specifically designed to identify and measure the livability for seniors, the most and least accommodating states have been identified.
The following states in the U.S. have been named by SeniorScore™ as the most senior-friendly based on an un-biased algorithm:
10) West Virginia
The following states in the U.S. have been named by SeniorScore™ as the least accommodating for seniors based on an un-biased algorithm:
3) New Mexico
4) New York
9) North Dakota
The above ranking is calculated by compiling and factoring over 100 variables, including access to health care and number of senior residents, to help determine how well a specific location accommodates the comfort and needs of senior citizens. SeniorScore™ takes into account four different categories: health and safety, recreation and leisure, finance, and general quality of life. In addition to an overall score, SeniorScore™ also identifies a specific score for each of these categories in order to cater to user preferences. The SeniorScore™ is un-biased and is not influenced by personal opinion or financial interests in any way.
SeniorAdvice.com has already released the "Top Ten Large Cities for Seniors" and the "Top Ten Medium Sized Cities in America for Seniors," according to SeniorScore™. "We are able to compile numerous types of lists and rankings with the data we've collected, and we think this is a very valuable resource," said SeniorAdvice.com CEO and Founder, Ryan Patterson.
For more information on SeniorScore™, visit http://www.senioradvice.com/seniorscore. To view details regarding the best and worst states in America for seniors, visit https://www.senioradvice.com/articles/the-best-and-worst-states-for-seniors.
Launched in 2016, SeniorAdvice.com connects older people and their support systems to more than 50,000 housing options. The free senior living search engine contains comprehensive information on providers nationwide, including assisted living, nursing homes, memory care, home healthcare, independent living, adult day services, retirement homes, respite care, and hospice care.
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