Rural Aging in 21st Century America

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ISBN: 978-94-007-5566-6 (Print) 978-94-007-5567-3 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

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    Pages 1-13

    Introduction to Rural Aging in Twenty-First Century America

  3. Overview of the Rural Elderly Population

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      Pages 15-15

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      Pages 17-36

      Demography of Rural Aging

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      Pages 37-54

      The Geography of Rural Aging in a Regional Context, 1990–2008

  4. Economic Inequalities

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 55-55

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      Pages 57-75

      Aging and Economic Well-Being in Rural America: Exploring Income and Employment Challenges

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      Pages 77-96

      Baby Boomers’ Impact on Work Force and Tax Issues in the Great Plains

  5. Race/Ethnic Inequalities

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 97-97

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      Pages 99-113

      Place and Race: Health of African Americans in Nonmetropolitan Areas

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      Pages 115-140

      Latino Elderly in Nonmetropolitan America

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      Pages 141-160

      Elderly Asian Americans in the Nonmetropolitan and Rural United States

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      Pages 161-175

      Aging on Indian Reservations: The Ugly, the Bad, and the Good

  6. Rural Institutional and Community Structures

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 177-177

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      Pages 179-194

      Health and Healthcare Among the Rural Aging

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      Pages 195-209

      Rural Long-Term Care and Informal Caregiving

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      Pages 211-230

      Aging Populations and Rural Places: Impacts on and Innovations in Land Use Planning

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      Pages 231-250

      Volunteerism and Social Entrepreneurship Among Older In-migrants to Rural Areas

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      Pages 251-271

      Intergenerational Relationships and Rural Return Migration

  7. Older Rural Migration and Aging-in-Place

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 273-273

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      Pages 275-294

      Rural Retirement Destinations: Natural Decrease and the Shared Demographic Destinies of Elderly and Hispanics

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      Pages 295-310

      Comparisons Across Three Race/Ethnic Groups in Rural Retirement Counties

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      Pages 311-329

      Retirement Migration to Unconventional Places

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      Pages 331-352

      Elderly Immigrants in Rural America: Trends and Characteristics

  8. Conclusions and Policy Recommendations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 353-353

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      Pages 355-368

      Conclusions and Policy Implications for Aging in Rural Places

  9. Back Matter

    Pages 369-384