August 19, 2021 Follow the Science

Today we’re talking about the Rural Urban gap in healthcare. As stated in the U.S. Census report “The Older Population in Rural America, 2012-2016″:

“Most older people do not live in rural areas and most rural residents are not older. But an older, increasingly rural, population requires specialized medical and rehabilitation services, as well as innovative housing and public transportation options. An aging population clearly has the potential to shape rural America in new and important ways.”

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