Amar Gill DPAS 420 April 19, 2010 YOU NEED TO ADD IN THE PAGE NUMBERS FOR ALL QUOTES, STATS AND GRAPHS AS NOTED Issues and Factors Contributing to Frailty in Canada’s Aging Population Introduction Canada’s population is aging and by 2025, one in five Canadians will be 65 or older. As large proportion of Canadian society ages, we as a nation will face many challenges in an effort to provide health care for frail elderly population. In addition to psychological, mental and physical disabilities, the frail elderly population are vulnerable and lack social support and therefore are unable to successfully integrate and access health care (Campos-Outcalt et al.). Furthermore, the proportion of elderly aged 85 or more is growing rapidly and this...The end:
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