Rural Health Resources by Topic: Aging and aging-related services
Expanding Rural Elder Care Options: Models That Work
Proceedings from the 2008 Rural Long Term Care Access and Options Workshop, which discussed model options for home, community, and facility-based care by care coordination systems that enhance autonomy and quality of life for rural elders.
Author(s): Peter Fitzgerald, Andy Coburn, Sharon K. Dwyer Date: 06/2009 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Long Term Care Workgroup view details
Retooling for an Aging America: Building the Health Care Workforce
Results of a study to determine the health care needs of
Americans over 65 years of age and to assess those needs
through an analysis of the forces that shape the health
care workforce, including education and training, models of
care, and public and private programs.
Date: 04/2008 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Health and Medicine Division (HMD), National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine view details
The Forgotten Population
Describes the use of telehealth and home-based healthcare interventions to address a mental health crisis among elderly Americans in rural areas.
Author(s): Zak Stambor Citation: APA Monitor on Psychology, 37(10), 52-53 Date: 11/2006 Type: Document view details
The 2006 Report to the Secretary: Rural Health and Human Service Issues
Report to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on issues related to rural America. Examines three key topics: access to pharmaceuticals and pharmacy services, health information technology, and family caregiver support of the rural elderly.
Date: 01/2006 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services view details