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Services to prevent disability in the elderly

Services to prevent disability in the elderly

report on a WHO meeting : Sokobanja, 12-15 October 1982.

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Published by World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe in Copenhagen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Older people -- Services for -- Congresses.,
  • Gerontology -- Congresses.,
  • Older people -- Care -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 17-18.

    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesEURO reports and studies ;, 83
    ContributionsWorld Health Organization., World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV1451 .S45 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination33 p. :
    Number of Pages33
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2950155M
    ISBN 109289012498
    LC Control Number84191111

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People grow old gradually and as people age, so do their disabilities. The number of disabled elderly is growing rapidly in many countries worldwide.

Over seven million older people, or about one-fourth of the elderly population, experienced a period of disability either at the beginning or at the end of calendar year according to NMES data (see Table 1).

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