Report: Health Disparities Persist for Rural Seniors

new report benchmarking the health of seniors in America finds poorer health outcomes for rural senior citizens compared with their urban and suburban peers and increased national suicide rates. An analysis within the report also highlights the risk of social isolation and its association with poor health for seniors.

The 2018 United Health Foundation‚Äôs provides the latest check-up on the health and well-being of the nation‚Äôs seniors. Using 34 measures of senior health, the report highlights successes and challenges this population faces on a national and state-by-state basis.

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