The Rural Monitor
Articles by Topic: Human services
August 20, 2014
PACE, the Program of All-inclusive Care that helps elderly people remain independent, is especially needed in rural areas.
February 12, 2014
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.
August 13, 2013
Although technology offers many benefits for rural areas and rural human services, sometimes local knowledge trumps centralization.
May 15, 2013
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.
February 21, 2013
Promotes the idea of the creation of an Office of Rural Human Services, similar to the Office of Rural Health Policy.