Service Delivery to Rural Older Adults Research, Policy, and Practice
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Provides a comprehensive discussion of contemporary challenges experienced by older rural residents and their communities in accessing and providing services. Many of the chapters provide details about programs and services which have been successful and may serve as models for others to consider.
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
|Introduction : aging in rural America|
|Service delivery to rural elders : barriers and challenges|
|Demographic and resettlement impacts on rural services|
|Service issues among rural racial and ethnic minority elders|
|Health and nutrition in rural areas|
|Rural hospitals and long-term care : the challenges of diversification and integration strategies|
|Changes in the medicare program : meeting new challenges in rural health care delivery|
|Caregiving in a rural context|
|Housing for rural elders : policies, practices, and prospects|
|Transportation and aging : challenges in rural America|
|Transforming rural health care : the role of technology|
|Public policy and rural aging|
|Summary and conclusions|