Elder Health in Rural America, Policy Monograph
Excerpt: The focus of this paper is 1)to provide an overview and brief analysis of the current status of rural communities, rural elder health, policy, and practice, and further 2)to suggest guidance/recommendations for future policy based on a systems approach which incorporates sustainability, best practice, quality, efficiency, effectiveness, with a conceptual basis for care within the context of people and place which constitutes rural America.
Hartman, R.; and Weierbach, Florence M.. 2013. Elder Health in Rural America, Policy Monograph. Presented to National Rural Health Association and adopted by their Policy Congress during 2013 Annual Rural Health Policy Institute (Washington, DC), Washington, DC. https://www.ruralhealthweb.org/getattachment/Advocate/Policy-Documents/ElderHealthinRuralAmericaFeb2013.pdf.aspx?lang=en-US