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As my mom always says, if you ain’t growin’ older you’re dead, so. (Image: Naomi Tomky / Seattle Refined)

Washington is the 4th Best State to Grow Old In

As my Mom always says, "If you ain’t growin’ older you’re dead, so."

Thanks Momma.

According to a study done by, Washington is the 4th best state to grow old in! The organization examined a variety of financial, healthcare, and quality of life categories as well as statistics on senior living community reviews, nursing home costs, in-home care prices, elderly well-being assessments and more.

Here’s the top 5 best states to grow old in:

  1. Utah
  2. Iowa
  3. South Carolina
  4. Washington
  5. Nebraska

And if you're interested in knowing the five worst states to grow old in:

  1. Wyoming
  2. North Dakota
  3. New York
  4. Indiana
  5. West Virginia.

For the full list of states visit’s post online!