Commentary: The Unique Impact of COVID-19 on Older Adults in Rural Areas

Publication Date: June 12th, 2020
Publication Type(s): Peer-reviewed Journal Publications
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Author(s): Henning-Smith C

Older adults in rural areas of the U.S. face unique risks related to COVID-19, which puts them at risk of not only the virus, but of not being able to meet their healthcare, social, and basic needs. Rural/urban inequities, combined with within-rural inequities in health, healthcare, and financial resources cause particular challenges.

Published in: Journal of Aging & Social Policy

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