Providing Community-Based Services to the Rural Elderly

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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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803946958
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 11/15/1993
  • Series: SAGE Focus Editions Series, #165
  • Pages: 328
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

An Overview of Older Rural Populations and Community-Based Services - John A Krout
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
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
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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