Towards an Understanding of the Rural Elderly A Report Prepared by the Ontario Advisory Council on Senior Citizens in Collaboration with the Rural Development Outreach Project University of Guelph August 1980. by Ontario. Advisory Council on Senior Citizens.

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Since then, advances in medical know- ledge and technology have in- creased the lifespan of men and women. But various economic. health. The proportion of elderly liuing in poverty is more than half again as great in rural areas as in cities. And, paradox- ically, while the rural elderly require more hospitalization and medical care, they haue become concentrated in many rural areas poorly equipped to serue their spe.

In this commentary, I place the maturing field of rural health research and policy in the context of the rural health disparities documented in Health United States,Urban and Rural Health Chartbook.

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Each of the articles in this volume is based on recent research which adds to our developing understanding of the service needs of the rural elderly. Three of the studies were completed with the rural elderly in the by: 1.

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THE STUDY The specific purpose of this study is to examine psychosocial influences on subjective well-being among a rural, elderly, midwestern population. The. While various studies have examined the geographic nature of the rural elderly's hospitalizations, little is known about the patterns or nature of their ambulatory care.

Our earlier study of the elderly in Washington State showed that residents of remote rural areas had fewer physician visits than those from other geographic areas.

The dispersion of rural housing limits seniors’ mobility and access to services, social outings, and shopping and makes bringing services to rural seniors more challenging and expensive.

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