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Old & alone in rural America

Old & alone in rural America

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Published by American Association of Retired Persons in Washington D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rural elderly -- United States

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    Other titlesOld and alone in rural America
    StatementRaymond T. Coward ... [et al.]
    ContributionsCoward, Raymond T, Center on Elderly People Living Alone, American Association of Retired Persons
    The Physical Object
    Pagination75 p. ;
    Number of Pages75
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15005900M

    A decade later, Nikki, has become one of the leading voices on the opioid crisis in rural America—where, some 20 years into the disaster, treatment options remain scarce even as overdose.   In recent months, COVID has battered the rural South, disproportionately affecting African Americans like Moss and her friends and family, and stretching already thin health care resources. The Pauls have aimed to fill the gap, making approximately home wellness visits thus far to those ill with the virus in a region saddled with some of the worst COVID infection rates.

    Living Alone. Of the older adults who were living outside nursing homes or hospitals in , nearly one third ( million) lived alone. Older women are twice as likely as older men to live alone (37 percent and 19 percent, respectively). In , 72 percent of older men lived with a spouse, only 42 percent of older women did.   By Samuel Burke, CNN Before their wedding ceremony begins in rural Afghanistan, a year-old man sits to be photographed with his year-old bride. The girl tells the photographer that she is sad to be engaged because she had hoped to become a teacher.

      Dougtone/flickr. Rural America is struggling. My hometown of Cortland, New York once boasted numerous factories—Brockway, Smith Corona, and Rubbermaid—which have all left.   The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis in found that there were almost twice as many bank deserts (no banks within 10 miles) in rural parts of America than in urban areas.


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Old & alone in rural America. Washington D.C.: American Association of Retired Persons, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Raymond T Coward; Center on Elderly People Living Alone.; American Association of Retired Persons.

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But as the pandemic spreads through the U.S., those living in rural areas, too, are increasingly threatened. a year-old cattle rancher. On average, it costs $65 per night to book a 3-star hotel in Kampala for tonight. You'll pay around $ if you choose to stay in a 4-star hotel tonight, while a 5-star hotel in Kampala will cost around $, on average (based on prices).

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