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Resources by Topic: Aging and aging-related services

The 2004 Report to the Secretary: Rural Health and Human Service Issues
Report to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Overview of key issues and trends affecting health and human service delivery in rural communities. Detailed information on the integration of behavioral health and primary care, access to oral health care, and aging-related services.
Date: 04/2004
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services
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National Advisory Committee on Rural Health & Human Services Meeting Minutes, Charleston, West Virginia, September 7-9, 2003
Minutes for a September 2003 meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services in Charleston, West Virginia. Topics addressed include health professions education, mental health integration, oral health, and senior services.
Date: 09/2003
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services
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National Advisory Committee on Rural Health & Human Services Meeting Minutes, Uvalde, Texas, June 8-10, 2003
Minutes from a National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services meeting in Texas. Topics addressed include public health issues in Texas, mental health, oral health, and aging.
Date: 06/2003
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services
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At Home on the Range
Discusses experience of psychologist in rural Texas and the Senior Connections program that connects rural elderly in the area to mental health professionals.
Author(s): Jamie Chamberlin
Citation: APA Monitor on Psychology, 34(6), 69
Date: 06/2003
Type: Document
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National Advisory Committee on Rural Health & Human Services Meeting Minutes, Washington, DC, March 2-4, 2003
Minutes of a National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services meeting. Topics addressed include quality of care, integrating behavioral health and primary care, oral health, and aging issues.
Date: 03/2003
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services
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Healthy Aging in Rural Towns (HeART) Toolkit
A toolkit for community leaders in rural areas that contains resources to conduct needs-and-assets assessments and develop strategies to strengthen community supports for aging adults. Offers 10 modules focused on planning, data collection and analysis, developing strategies, and building coalition and community support. Contains tips and anecdotes from rural Wisconsin communities who implemented HeART projects. Toolkit is free to download with registration.
Author(s): Sharon Schumacher, Eileen Whalen Partridge, Molly Schwebach, Kim Nolet, Barbara Bowers
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Aging Research and Education (CARE) at the UW-Madison School of Nursing
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Healthy Aging in Rural Towns (HeART)
A project that focuses on strengthening support networks for older adults and their caregivers to promote healthy aging in place in rural Wisconsin. Focuses on pedestrian and home safety, technology training, and partnerships. Includes online resource directories for a few select locations.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Center for Aging Research and Education (CARE) at the UW-Madison School of Nursing
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PubMed Search: Independent Living and Rural Health
Searches PubMed's collection of journal article citations on the topic of independent living and rural health.
Type: Literature Search
Sponsoring organization: U.S. National Library of Medicine
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Community Supports for Rural Aging in Place and Independent Living Topic Guide
Resources and information on home-based services and community supports to support aging in place and independent living in rural communities.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Rides That Save Lives Toolkit: COVID-19 Vaccine Equity for Older People
Provides strategies and best practices to help community organizations, mobility providers, and other partners improve vaccine access for older adults. Includes information to help reach people who are homebound, who no longer drive, have a disability, or lack caregiver support. Also covers how to address concerns about vaccine safety.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Age Friendly Arizona
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