Rural America: A Good Place to Grow Old?

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

By Emily Gurnon

March 7, 2018

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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By Emily Gurnon
Emily Gurnon is Senior Content Editor covering health and caregiving for Next Avenue. She previously spent 20 years as a newspaper reporter in the San Francisco Bay Area and St. Paul. Write to her at

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