More people are living into their90s, thanks to healthier lifestylesand advances in healthcare. And asthey age, more are living and dyingat home.
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hearing arthritis cancer stroke diabetes
Urinary and kidney problems are
two of the most common health
concerns in our 70s.
How people live and feel in their 80sis often shaped by how active (orinactive) they’ve been throughoutlife..
Screenings and care People mayreceive palliative and end-of-life careat home or in hospital.
2 in 10 90-year-olds live in along-term care facility
1 in 10 live in assisted living facilities
80%of Canadiansdied in a hospitalin 1994
43.7%of Canadiansdied in a hospitalbetween 2014and 2015
40%of people age 80 and older visitan emergency room during theyear, the highest of any age group
Screenings and care People mayreceive care to help with chronic andacute illnesses and home care to livemore independently.
7%of people in their
80s live in long-term care facilities
1.6%of people in their
70s live in long-term care facilities
live in assisted
Falling is one of the greatest
health risks for seniors
Screenings and care Bladder andbowel incontinence is one of themajor reasons older adults move tolong-term care.