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The Unique Impact of COVID-19 on Older Adults in Rural Areas

Description
Describes the unique risks and challenges older adults in rural areas face related to COVID-19. Discusses access to healthcare, the ability of rural providers to meet the needs of COVID-19 patients, and the socio-economic effects of the pandemic on rural older adults.
Author(s)
Carrie Henning-Smith
Citation
Journal of Aging & Social Policy, 32(4-5), 396-402
Date
06/2020
Type
Document
Tagged as
Access · Aging and aging-related services · Broadband · Closures of healthcare facilities and services · Health disparities · Hospitals · Housing and homelessness · Human services · Infectious diseases · Rural-urban differences · Social determinants of health