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Providing Community-Based Services to the Rural Elderly
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Providing Community-Based Services to the Rural Elderly

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Volume: 165
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Geriatric Medicine

December 1993 | 328 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
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 health care. Krout provides section overviews as well as an informative, thorough introduction and epilogue that highlight common themes and issues.

 
PART ONE: OVERVIEW OF THE RURAL ELDERLY
John A Krout
An Overview of Older Rural Populations and Community-Based Services
 
PART TWO: SERVICE INFORMATION, ACCESS AND COORDINATION
Anne H McKinley and F Ellen Netting
Information and Referral
Targeting the Rural Elderly

 
Peter M Schauer and Patricia Weaver
Rural Elder Transportation
Ene Kristi Urv-Wong and Donna McDowell
Case Management in a Rural Setting
John A Krout, Margaret M Williams and Ollie Owen
Senior Centers in Rural Communities
 
PART THREE: RESOURCE ENHANCEMENT AND SOCIAL SUPPORT
Lorraine T Dorfman and Robert L Ballantyne
Employment and Retirement Services for the Rural Elderly
Vera Prosper and Stockton Clark
Housing America's Rural Elderly
Vicki L Schmall and Linda Cook Webb
Respite and Adult Day Care for Rural Elders
 
PART FOUR: HEALTH PROMOTION AND CARE
Robin E Mockenhaupt and Jennifer A Muchow
Disease and Disability Prevention and Health Promotion for Rural Elders
Penny A Ralston and Nancy L Cohen
Nutrition and the Rural Elderly
Linda J Redford and Alison B Severns
Home Health Services in Rural America
Share DeCroix Bane, Eloise Rathbone-McCuan and James M Galliher
Mental Health Services for the Elderly in Rural America

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