To examine the healthcare needs of rural dwelling elders, a special podcast series has been produced by the Penn State HCGNE. The podcast series, moderated by Dr. Dee McGonigle and hosted by Dr. Ann Kolanowski, focuses on the unique requirements of rural elders and includes discussions with nursing leaders in the area.
Episode 1: Rural Elders
In Episode 1, Ms. Lisa Davis, Director of the Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health discusses the health care needs of rural elders.
Episode 2: Future Health Care Workforce for Older Americans
In Episode 2, Dr. Terry Fulmer, Dean of the Ross and Carol Nese College of Nursing at NYU and Co-Director of the John A. Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing discusses the future health care workforce.
Episode 3: Mental Health of Rural Elders
In Episode 3, Dr. Kathleen Buckwalter, Director of the Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence at University of Iowa discusses the mental health of rural elders.
Episode 4: Health Care Needs of Older Native Americans
In Episode 4, Dr. Margaret Moss, Associate Professor of Nursing at the University of Minnesota School of Nursing and current Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow discusses the health care needs of older Native Americans.
Episode 5: Health Care Needs of Rural Dwelling African American Elders
In Episode 5, Dr. Claudia Beverly, Director of the Hartford Center for Geriatric Nursing Excellence at University of Arkansas and Associate Director of the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences discusses the health care needs of rural dwelling African American Elders.