Issues and Factors Contributing to Frailty in Canada’s Aging Population

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Amar Gill
DPAS 420
April 19, 2010
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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...
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