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Individual and Environmental Risk Factors of Unplanned Admissions of Elderly

2014-10-21 21:22:40 | BioPortfolio

Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-10-21T21:22:40-0400

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Housing arrangements for the elderly or aged, intended to foster independent living. The housing may take the form of group homes or small apartments. It is available to the economically self-supporting but the concept includes housing for the elderly with some physical limitations. The concept should be differentiated from HOMES FOR THE AGED which is restricted to long-term geriatric facilities providing supervised medical and nursing services.

A chronic and relatively benign subepidermal blistering disease usually of the elderly and without histopathologic acantholysis.

Older adults or aged individuals who are lacking in general strength and are unusually susceptible to disease or to other infirmity.

A disease of elderly men characterized by large osteophytes that bridge vertebrae and ossification of ligaments and tendon insertions.

Financial assistance for the impoverished elderly through public funding of programs, services, and individual income supplements.

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