BC Advantage - 2008 Issue 5
Does Age Affect Your Attitude Toward Health Care?
The topic of healthcare for the older adult has become increasingly popular among physicians and other healthcare organizations. The aged population is growing at a very steady rate. This is attributed to many factors - the use of vaccines, the baby boomers, etc. As a matter of fact, the fastest growing sector of the industrialized world is the "oldest old"-meaning those whom are over eighty years old. Physicians are becoming increasingly aware of these trends and as such medical care of the older persons is becoming increasingly central to clinical practice as opposed to an...
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