HEALTH ISSUES IN OLD AGE

Elders are faced with a number of health issues thus  making them  a vulnerable group in society. As they grow,they are faced  with multimorbidity conditions such as diabetes,high blood pressure and Osteoporosis.Secondly,malnutrition is also among the issues,since as they grow,they tend to forget eating as a result of dementia,due to food restriction,they tend to eat unbalanced diet.HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases also affects them,since sexual needs may change but the desires cannot change,they tend to do unprotected sex without protection as result of dementia,alcohol and substance abuse is also amongst the issues,to relieve them from fear of loneliness and depression.

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    Mili ( User )
    • 2020-10-16 10:12:13

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    Mili ( User )
    • 2020-10-16 10:12:13

    -: Its a stage and we all shall pass,let\'s take care of our grandparents .