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Rural environments and aging

Rural environments and aging

proceedings from a conference held at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, March 1975

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Published by Gerontological Society in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people -- United States -- Congresses,
  • United States -- Rural conditions -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statementeditor, Robert C. Atchley, with Thomas O. Byerts
    ContributionsAtchley, Robert C, Byerts, Thomas O, Gerontological Society
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 261 p. :
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14551772M

    population is rural/minority compared with 18% of the adult rural/ minority population), the collective and contextual effects of diversity impact the healthy aging of minority populations in rural areas and their access to health care.8 For example, 65% of rural counties are whole or partial health professional shortage areas (HPSAs). INTRODUCTION. Rural adults are less physically active than urban and suburban residents (Patterson, Moore, Probst, & Shinogle, ).Insufficient physical activity is one major factor contributing to obesity and other chronic diseases (Bouchard, Blair, & Haskell, ; Patterson et al., ).Limited access to exercise facilities, lower income, and less available information regarding specific Cited by:


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An increasing proportion of these old people live in small-town and rural environments. During the s the significant numbers of elderly who had “aged in place” in such settings were complemented by a steady stream of return migrants from metropolitan areas (Aday & Miles, ; Beale, ; Bowles, ; Fuguitt & Tordella, Cited by: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit.

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A primary objective of the book is to improve understanding of what makes the experience of rural aging different from aging in urban areas. Get this from a library. Rural environments and aging: proceedings from a conference held at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, March [Robert C Atchley; Gerontological Society.;].

Research on rural aging has developed considerably since publication of the book Aging in Rural Canada (Butterworths, ). The purpose of this article is twofold: to provide a retrospective on. Journal of Rural Studies, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp.Printed in Great Britain /88 $ + Pergamon Press pic The Elderly in Rural Environments John A.

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The difficulties are especially pronounced in rural America because, census data shows, the country’s most rapidly aging places are not the ones that people flock to in retirement, but rather.

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