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Integrated Care for Older Adults in Rural Communities

Description
Assesses four types of organizational models for delivering integrated physical, behavioral health services, and long term services and supports to rural older adults. Each model has different strengths and drawbacks, weighing for and against implementation in rural areas. Reports that introducing an integrated care model in a rural community requires an investment in building relationships with local providers and adapting to local culture and services.
Author(s)
Eileen Griffin, Andrew F. Coburn
Date
05/2014
Type
Document
Organization
Maine Rural Health Research Center
Tagged as
Aging and aging-related services · Behavioral health · Home and community-based services · Integrated service delivery · Primary care