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Health services for rural elders

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Published by Springer in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Rural elderly -- Medical care -- United States,
    • Rural health services -- United States,
    • Community health services for older people -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-276) and index.

      StatementRaymond T. Coward ... [et al.], editors.
      ContributionsCoward, Raymond T.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA771.5 .H436 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 286 p. :
      Number of Pages286
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1423102M
      ISBN 100826183409
      LC Control Number93033551

        Fillenbaum and associates study of a sample of community-residing elders found that health status and use of medical services were the most important predictors of prescription drug use for both African Americans and Whites. Thus, drug use may be lower among African Americans because they are less likely to use health services by: Rural areas across the nation have higher concentrations of elderly residents than urban areas, 18 percent of rural populations are age 65 or older compared to only 13 percent in urban areas. 1 These rural, older adults are poorer, have more complex health conditions, and experience the impact of health-related social factors such as lack of.

      Similarly, residents are less likely to have health insurance: 19% non-metro versus 16% metro. 5 Ethnic minorities, a growing population in rural communities as noted, have higher incidences of health disparities and lack of access to services, lack of health care insurance, and higher poverty rates. This book brings together information from both researchers and practitioners on a wide range of community-based services that are available to and needed by the rural elderly in the United States. Specific topics examined include: senior centres; referral systems; housing and transportation; employment and retirement; and health promotion and.

      – a)Rural Americans are usually of more resilient, hardy and independent stock and do not believe in asking for help. – b)Many do not qualify for Medicare -covered Home Health services as they are not ‘home - bound.’ • When decline of memory, activities of daily living (ADL’s) and function slowly occur.   County governments play a lead role in meeting the health and human services of all of their citizens, especially the most vulnerable. Health happens in the home, and our health care system is increasingly recognizing and responding to that by paying attention to what are called the social determinants of health or SDoH, defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as.


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