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Rural Health
Resources by Topic: Aging and aging-related services

The Agenda 2020: A Special Report on the Future of Health
A collection of articles, videos, graphics, and more highlighting issues specific to health. Includes stories about rural healthcare facilities, profiles of innovative rural programs, and examples of rural health successes and challenges. Examines rural healthcare in relation to today's political climate, hoping to glean lessons that are broadly applicable throughout the rest of the U.S.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organizations: Politico, United Health Group
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ICPSR: Find and Analyze Data
A searchable collection of data, research studies, and publications on topics related to social and behavioral sciences. Most data sources included are public-use files with no access restrictions. Includes data from rural studies, as well as data sources that include rural-focused variables.
Type: Database
Sponsoring organization: ICPSR
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Services for Native Americans (OAA Title VI)
Lists the resources available under the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services' Administration on Aging (AoA) for Native Americans including services for nutrition, caregivers, elders, as well as grant opportunities.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Administration for Community Living
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Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Centers (GRECC)
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs centers of excellence focused on aging. GRECCs are located at medical centers across the center, and each includes a research, an education, and a clinical component that work together to provide care to the aging veteran population and train healthcare professionals.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
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ACL Regional Support Centers
Lists the regional administer and contact information for the Administration for Community Living (ACL) Regional Support Centers responsible for the development, coordination, and administration of ACL regional programs and activities.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: Administration for Community Living
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Native Aging Fact Sheets
A list of fact sheets regarding Native American aging.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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PubMed Search: Aging and Rural Health
Searches PubMed's collection of journal article citations on the topic of aging and rural health.
Type: Literature Search
Sponsoring organization: U.S. National Library of Medicine
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Family Care Navigator
Directory listing by state for caregivers identifying programs and services available to help family members living at home and in residential facilities.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: Family Caregiver Alliance
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Native American Elderly Service Locator
Directory of all tribal elderly services available in the United States. Search by state and service type.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: National Resource Center on Native American Aging
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Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)
An overview of the PACE program, which provides comprehensive medical and social services to certain frail, community-dwelling elderly individuals, most of whom are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid benefits.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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