Topics: Human services

For more information and resources, see RHIhub’s Human Services to Support Rural Health topic guide.

Keeping PACE with the Rural Elderly

PACE, the Program of All-inclusive Care that helps elderly people remain independent, is especially needed in rural areas.

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August 20, 2014

Socioeconomic Policy Is Health Policy

The United States spends more on medical care and less on social services than other developed countries, yet social services can be just as important to health outcomes.

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February 12, 2014

Human Services Deserts

Counties without at least one full-time human services employee are “human services deserts,” without a professional who can listen to and coordinate care for people in need.

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May 15, 2013

Boots on the Ground

Having a “boots on the ground” human services professional would benefit rural communities.

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November 19, 2012