Barriers to Aging in Place in Rural Communities: Perspectives from State Offices of Rural Health
Summarizes findings from a survey of State Offices of Rural Health (SORHs) describing barriers for older adults in successfully aging in place in rural communities, including transportation, access to care, workforce issues, and cost of care. Presents respondents' policy and programmatic recommendations that would be beneficial for supporting older adults aging in place in rural areas.
Megan Lahr, Carrie Henning-Smith
University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
Access · Aging and aging-related services · Elderly population · Health workforce supply and demand · Home health · Policy · Statistics and data · Transportation
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