Past Training – September AFPHS Training – Addressing Social Determinants of Health in Rural Communities

September 15, 2022 @ 3:00 pm ET

Older adults in rural communities face unique challenges accessing resources and services. The COVID-19 pandemic further highlighted the need for innovative strategies to meet the health and social needs older adults in rural areas. Addressing social determinants of health is crucial to rural healthy aging.

The September AFPHS training focused on the unique challenges facing older adults in rural communities and the public health roles in the context of social determinants of health to support this population.

In the September blog – What’s Public Health Got to do With…Rural Communities? – strategies and new approaches to address the challenges in rural communities, based on the AFPHS 6Cs Framework, are presented.