Publication Date: May 20th, 2021
Publication Type(s): Policy Brief
Topic(s): Aging, Disabilities, Health Disparities and Health Equity, Health Services, Home Health, Long-term Care, Social Determinants of Health
Author(s): Henning-Smith C, Mulcahy J, Lahr M, Tanem J
As the population ages, information is urgently needed about how best to provide long-term care for older adults who develop functional limitations. Such information should incorporate the preferences of older adults themselves for care setting. This study describes care preferences by rural and urban location, and by demographic characteristics among rural residents.