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Rural America: A Good Place to Grow Old?

Try your hand at peering into the future to find challenges and solutions

By Emily Gurnon and The John A. Hartford Foundation

Part of the Strengthening Rural Health Care for Older Adults Special Report

Many older adults love the sense of community and the slower pace of life in rural America. But would health challenges there make life difficult? Click a square below to reveal a situation encountered by thousands.

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Emily Gurnon
Emily Gurnon is the former Senior Content Editor covering health and caregiving for Next Avenue. Her stories include a series of articles on guardianship abuse that was funded by the Journalists in Aging Fellows Program. She previously spent 20 years as an award-winning newspaper reporter in the San Francisco Bay Area and St. Paul. Reach her through her website. Read More
The John A. Hartford Foundation
By The John A. Hartford Foundation

The John A. Hartford Foundation is a private, nonpartisan, national philanthropy dedicated to improving the care of older adults. The leader in the field of aging and health, the Foundation has three priority areas: creating age-friendly health systems, supporting family caregivers, and improving serious illness and end-of-life care.

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