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Service Delivery to Rural Older Adults Research, Policy, and Practice

ISBN-10: 0826102271

ISBN-13: 9780826102270

Edition: 2006

Authors: R. Turner Goins, John A. Krout

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Description:

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.
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Book details

List price: $46.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 289
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

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