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Why Appalachia?

Appalachia is a geographic region which includes portions of 13 states in the USA. Only West Virginia is contained entirely within Appalachia. 
Aging is more challenging in rural areas. Negative stereotypes and health disparities are common. Most areas within Appalachia are medically under-served.
We recently asked 160 adults what came to mind when they thought of Appalachia. Here are their thoughts: