Service Delivery to Rural Older Adults: Research, Policy and Practice / Edition 1

Service Delivery to Rural Older Adults: Research, Policy and Practice / Edition 1

by R. Turner Goins
     
 

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ISBN-13:
9780826102270
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/19/2006
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
289
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction : aging in rural America3
2Service delivery to rural elders : barriers and challenges21
3Demographic and resettlement impacts on rural services37
4Service issues among rural racial and ethnic minority elders55
5Health and nutrition in rural areas79
6Rural hospitals and long-term care : the challenges of diversification and integration strategies103
7Changes in the medicare program : meeting new challenges in rural health care delivery123
8Caregiving in a rural context145
9Housing for rural elders : policies, practices, and prospects163
10Transportation and aging : challenges in rural America183
11Transforming rural health care : the role of technology201
12Public policy and rural aging223
13Summary and conclusions239

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