Category - old
This article reports the findings from a recent study of older adults in the rural southwestern united states and discusses practice and research implications. Older rural adults may need interventions to maintain physical and mental health,. Assessment of dietary patterns, physical activity and obesity from a national survey rural-urban health disparities in older adults, plos one, 10. The purpose of this study was to assess associations between placebased characteristics of ruralurban status and health among adults age 65. Methods data from the 2012 behavioral risk factor surveillance system were geographically linked to placebased characteristics from the american community survey. Diabetes prevalence estimates for adults 65 years exceed 20. Rural communities have higher proportions of older individuals and health disparities associated with rural residency place rural communities at risk for a higher burden from diabetes. This study examined the adequacy of care received by older rural adults for their diabetes to determine if older rural adults. Production, rural older adults have higher rates of overweightobesity, physical inactivity and food insecurity than older adults living in suburban areas. All three conditions are risk factors for heart disease, diabetes and repeated falls. According to the 2012-2016 american community survey (acs) data, there were 46. This population is spread across urban and rural landscapes in ways that shape the nation at a time when graying continues as more baby boomers turn 65. Prevalence of dementia and associated factors among older adults in iran national elderly health survey (nehs) arch iran med. the older population, those aged 65 and older, is distributed across the urban and rural landscapes in ways that help shape this population and the country overall. According to 2012 to 2016 american community survey (acs) data, there were 46. This survey study uses nationally representative surveys from 20 to examine the perspectives of adults in the rural united states on the biggest issues facing their communities, including health care and the economy.