A model for health promotion for the rural elderly

Carol Bender, J. Patrick Hart

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Health promotion for the elderly is beginning to receive proper attention, yet it is probable that the rural elderly are still not being reached. Described is a rural clinic and community health promotion project carried out in 7 communities in rural Oklahoma. The participation of older adults suggests that this project provides an appropriate model to help bring health promotion to the rural elderly.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)139-142
Number of pages4
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 1 1987
Externally publishedYes


  • Elderly
  • Health promotion
  • Rural

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gerontology
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology


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