Providing Community-Based Services to the Rural Elderly / Edition 1 by John A. Krout, Krout | | 9780803946965 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Providing Community-Based Services to the Rural Elderly / Edition 1

Providing Community-Based Services to the Rural Elderly / Edition 1

by John A. Krout, Krout
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803946961

ISBN-13: 9780803946965

Pub. Date: 11/09/1993

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This book brings together information from both researchers and practitioners on a wide range of community-based services that are available to and needed by the rural elderly in the United States.

Specific topics examined include: senior centres; referral systems; housing and transportation; employment and retirement; and health promotion and health care.

Overview

This book brings together information from both researchers and practitioners on a wide range of community-based services that are available to and needed by the rural elderly in the United States.

Specific topics examined include: senior centres; referral systems; housing and transportation; employment and retirement; and health promotion and health care. Krout provides section overviews as well as an informative, thorough introduction and epilogue that highlight common themes and issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803946965
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
11/09/1993
Series:
SAGE Focus Editions Series, #165
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: OVERVIEW OF THE RURAL ELDERLY
An Overview of Older Rural Populations and Community-Based Services - John A Krout
PART TWO: SERVICE INFORMATION, ACCESS AND COORDINATION
Information and Referral - Anne H Mc Kinley and F Ellen Netting
Targeting the Rural Elderly
Rural Elder Transportation - Peter M Schauer and Patricia Weaver
Case Management in a Rural Setting - Ene Kristi Urv-Wong and Donna Mc Dowell
Senior Centers in Rural Communities - John A Krout, Margaret M Williams and Ollie Owen
PART THREE: RESOURCE ENHANCEMENT AND SOCIAL SUPPORT
Employment and Retirement Services for the Rural Elderly - Lorraine T Dorfman and Robert L Ballantyne
Housing America's Rural Elderly - Vera Prosper and Stockton Clark
Respite and Adult Day Care for Rural Elders - Vicki L Schmall and Linda Cook Webb
PART FOUR: HEALTH PROMOTION AND CARE
Disease and Disability Prevention and Health Promotion for Rural Elders - Robin E Mockenhaupt and Jennifer A Muchow
Nutrition and the Rural Elderly - Penny A Ralston and Nancy L Cohen
Home Health Services in Rural America - Linda J Redford and Alison B Severns
Mental Health Services for the Elderly in Rural America - Share De Croix Bane, Eloise Rathbone-Mc Cuan and James M Galliher

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