Aging in Place in Rural America: Challenges, Opportunities, and Policy Initiatives
Webinar presenting results from studies investigating challenges, opportunities, and policy implications for older adults who are aging in place in rural areas. Examines nationally-representative survey data, offers a content analysis of state-level policies and initiatives, and describes a survey of representatives of state offices of rural health. Features statistics showing differences among rural and urban older adults in areas including educational attainment, income, housing type and ownership, unmet mobility needs, and social cohesion.
Carrie Henning-Smith, Megan Lahr
Rural Health Research Gateway, University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
Access · Aging and aging-related services · Elderly population · Policy · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data