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Unlike younger patients.

Unlike younger patients, risk of falls simultaneously prevent diseases or to treat a particular disease or condition, the elderly addressing any number of issues – for example, risk of falls, urinary incontinence, confusion and memory loss, depression, osteoporosis and heart disease he adds. In fact , the average 75 – year-old has three chronic conditions and takes five different prescription drugs. .

70 million. Geriatrics trainingBy the year 2030 will reach the number of people aged 65 expected 70 million. By 2050, the 85 years and older to rise to over 19 million. Despite this expected – and unprecedented – growth, few physicians to address to address properly the numerous medical challenges posed of many elderly patients.