MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Minnesota tops for Senior Health
Minnesota is number-one for senior health. The 2014 report from United Health Foundation says most of the state's elderly people visit the dentist and have quality nursing-home care available. Minnesota also has the highest percentage of active elderly people and good prescription drug coverage. Mississippi ranked last in almost every category. The report looked at 34 factors to rank states, including the quality of nursing-home care and the number of elderly people in poverty.