Supportive Services and Caregiving for Older Rural Adults: Policy Brief and Recommendations to the Secretary
Provides an overview of current supportive services and caregiving policies for rural seniors, in terms of availability, accessibility, and acceptability of services. Explores topics including long-term services and supports, telehealth, care coordination, transportation, stigma, and unpaid caregivers, and describes federal programs for older adults. Offers policy recommendations and considerations.
National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services
Access · Aging and aging-related services · Care coordination · Elderly population · Home and community-based services · Informal caregivers · Integrated service delivery · Long-term care · Medicaid · Medicare · Policy · Stigma · Telehealth