To come up with its rankings, U.S. News examined the 50 states across 12 metrics using data from sources such as the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The factors included life expectancy, quality of Medicare programs, cost of care, population health and home quality.
The top 10 best states for aging are:
5. South Dakota
9. New Hampshire
Click on the map below to take a virtual tour of the top 10 best states to age:
Written by Tim Regan