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Problems of the rural elderly in Michigan

United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Aging. Task Force on the Rural Elderly.

Problems of the rural elderly in Michigan

hearing before the Task Force on the Rural Elderly of the Select Committee on Aging, House of Representatives, Ninety-seventh Congress, second session, October 13, 1982, Cadillac, Mich.

by United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Aging. Task Force on the Rural Elderly.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Michigan.
    • Subjects:
    • Rural elderly -- Michigan.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27.5 .A377 1982b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 54 p. ;
      Number of Pages54
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2816981M
      LC Control Number83601814

      FORHP Rural Health Research Center Book and Rural Medicine Textbook. This book explores what is known about the content, needs, and special problems of rural health care. The goal was to advance the knowledge base and describe strategies used by rural health professionals in developing quality of care for rural communities and their residents.   Training needed for rural health care providers. Welsh points out that the number of LGBTQ Americans over 60 falls between and 4 million. He says that while research on specific challenges of.

      Abstract: Extract: The elderly, especially the rural elderly, are more likely to have housing problems than other groups. The number of rural elderly households increased 16 percent between and compared with an increase of only 10 percent for all U.S. households. In spite of the fact that Internet usage by rural elderly has increased from 12% in to 38% in , it remains far below the national rate for all American adults of 79% (Taylor, ). Increasing quality Internet use and improving level of health literacy are key components for promoting better health and well-being of rural elderly.

        A common misconception in Michigan is that family caregivers cannot be paid by their parent for the care they provide. Many people have heard that any payments or transfers of money from a senior to a family member that are made within 5 years of applying for Medicaid are considered adivestment and that divestments cause problems when mom or.   Michigan’s elderly driving law does not protect the public, it protects the doctors. When I was introduced on the Mitch Albom show, the introduction to my segment was that an experienced lawyer will be talking about the new law that takes unsafe elderly drivers off the roads in this state. But it doesn’t. It doesn’t come close.


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