ERIC Number: EJ1178743
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Abstractor: As Provided
Aging & Community Health: A University-Community Partnership Project
Robinson-Dooley, Vanessa; Dumont, Kelly; Riapos, Jennifer A.
Educational Gerontology, v44 n4 p220-225 2018
The purpose of this paper is to discuss how university-community partnerships can be utilized to provide affordable and accessible health care for the elderly at community health clinics. A review of community health clinics, usage data from 2013 to 2014 by a sample of aging individuals will be described along with faculty perspectives about the usefulness of the university partnership and suggestions for improving future partnerships. Recommendations for future university-community partnerships are discussed.
Descriptors: Clinics, Aging (Individuals), Partnerships in Education, College School Cooperation, Older Adults, Health Services, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Public Health, Health Insurance, Statistical Analysis
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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