Increasing the social participation of older rural residents: opportunities offered by 'OPTEACH'

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The issues addressed in this article are two-fold. Firstly, education about ageing is predominantly textbook based.Secondly, many rural older people face social isolation which impacts their health. In seeking to address the first issue, we discovered that our project, OPTEACH, positively impacted the second issue.
Original languageEnglish
Pages1
Number of pages8
Specialist publicationAustralian Journal of Rural Health
Publication statusAccepted/In press - Mar 2019

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