THE HUMAN HEALTH OF OLD PEOPLE

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  • Nicolae Opopol State University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Nicolae Testemiţanu”, Chișinău, Republic of Moldova

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4175092

Keywords:

health, people, old age

Abstract

Objectives. Of all periods of a person's life, old age is the last. The aging process is accompanied by structural and functional changes. The mentioned changes occur gradually, but steadily. The aim of the study: The information included in the article must be accepted as an attempt to develop certain complex visions that could help those responsible for the care of the elderly to better fit into the policies of society, communities and families.

Material and methods. The principles of organizing investigations, processing and interpreting data accumulated in this field are similar to those in other branches of medicine.

Results and discussion. The specified period is complex, sooner or later causing the degradation of individual, physical and mental changes. This period includes both personal and social components. It is accompanied by psychological changes and requires some training, material and moral support from the family and society. The peculiarities of changes in the elderly body, healthy aging, as a premise of an active and long life, the role of the family in the elderly, the lifestyle of the elderly, as well as the quality of life of the elderly are discussed in this article. The information included in the article must be accepted as an attempt to develop certain complex visions, which could help those responsible for caring for the elderly to better fit into the policies of society, communities and families, in order to ensure a better, healthier, more productive and longer life.

Conclusion. The scientific community has accumulated sufficient evidence and arguments on the factors that have a direct and intermediate impact on the wellbeing. There is a need to systematize and intensify the activities of local and community authorities in order to reduce the detrimental impact of aging on the wellbeing of older people.

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2020-11-01

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