Development Of Age-Friendly Community

Development Of Age-Friendly Community

An aging population is susceptible to an increased risk of chronic disease and disability: hypertension, cardiovascular disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases, blindness and visual impairment, mental health disorders, arthritis and diabetes, which can require life-long treatment or support. Chronic illness and disability impose high ongoing costs on individuals, families, and societies. Poor health reduces older...

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