Social determinants of health: How social factors determine health in the elderly
Social factors are increasingly being recognized as important determinants of health for the young and the old alike. These factors relate to the conditions of life and occupation and are therefore called social determinants of health. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), social determinants of health are the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age.The elderly or senior citizens have their unique social needs. These are people who have led active productive lives until their retirement, fol
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