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Employment needs of the rural and the minority elderly

United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Aging. Subcommittee on Retirement Income and Employment.

Employment needs of the rural and the minority elderly

hearing before the Subcommittee on Retirement Income and Employment of the Select Committee on Aging, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, second session, June 10, 1976.

by United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Aging. Subcommittee on Retirement Income and Employment.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Rural elderly -- Employment -- United States.,
    • Minorities -- Employment -- United States.,
    • United States -- Rural conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27.5 .A374 1976
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 45 p. ;
      Number of Pages45
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5015510M
      LC Control Number76603212

      Minority Elderly Care in Europe: Country Profiles is a milestone in the establishment of a sound knowledge base aimed at determining practical response to the needs of Europe’s growing minority ethnic elderly population. This book, a first in the series on Minority Elderly Care in Europe, provides. ii Situation Analysis of The Elderly in India, • Of the economically independent men more than 90% as against 65 % of women were reported to have one or more dependants. • mong the rural elderly persons almost 50% had a monthly per capita expenditureFile Size: 2MB.

      a means of both expanding the number of rural practitioners and of providing rural minority children with incentives to complete high school. Future Research Low income, minority adults, particularly women, have very low chances of being insured at different times across a working life. However, a survey conducted at a single point in. Corporation to examine the housing and support needs of older people in rural areas. There were three elements to the study: consultations with older people living in rural areas; a review of national policy and analysis of data from the Census and Survey of English Housing; and an exploration of .

      Offi ce of Primary Care and Rural Health The Of fi ce of Primary Care and Rural Health works to ensure access to and availability of primary health care services for all of Missouri’s populations, especially its rural citizens. Part of this effort is to reduce the shortage of medical, dental, behavioral and nursing health professionals.   The United States is an age-denying, youth-oriented culture. However, by , people 65 years or older will be percent of the population. By , there will be an estimated 98 million older persons. Age-proofing cities will be a cultural challenge as well as an urban design one. Future urban planning must address public spaces and how the elderly live and navigate within communities.


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Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under Grant Number U56RH (Rural Assistance Center for Federal Office of Rural Health Policy Cooperative Agreement). The cost of providing social care to older people in rural communities is higher than in urban areas, and many local authorities are having to charge more.

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The percentage of older adults is higher in rural areas than in the rest of the United States. 1 Although a sharp increase in adults 65 years and older is expected in the US population as a whole, rural areas are going to see the greatest surge in this age group.

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