Research Alert: May 20, 2021

Preferences for Long-Term Care Arrangements Among Rural and Urban Older Adults

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.

Contact Information:

Carrie Henning-Smith, PhD, MPH, MSW
University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
Phone: 612.626.4512

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