Research Alert: August 28, 2018
Rural Caregiving Challenges, Interventions, and Resources
This research alert contains two policy briefs.
The first brief, Perspectives on Rural Caregiving Challenges and Interventions, presents findings from key informant interviews describing challenges and opportunities related to supporting informal caregivers in rural areas.
The second brief, Resources for Caregiving in Rural Communities, describes resources that are being used across the country to support caregivers in rural communities.Contact Information:
Carrie Henning-Smith, PhD, MPH, MSW
University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
Additional Resources of Interest:
- Different Populations Served by the Medicare Home Health Benefit: Comparison of Post-acute versus Community-entry Home Health in Rural Areas
- Home is Where the Heart Is: Insights on the Coordination and Delivery of Home Health Services in Rural America
- More information about the University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
- More information from the Rural Health Information Hub's topic guides: Aging, Home Health Services, Long-Term Care Facilities