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Support for elderly needed


Passive existence: The previous approaches of institutionalising and keeping the elderly in nursing homes are isolating them. — AFP

Passive existence: The previous approaches of institutionalising and keeping the elderly in nursing homes are isolating them. — AFP

A visit to a senior residency in the United States shows that active ageing is possible with some community initiatives.

MANY seniors could age well with some assistance in a senior residency or in a community. Good policies and structures, however, will make help them age better.

   

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