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