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Judith E. Brown
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Judith E. Brown
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Textbook Problem

Older adults have proportionately more illness than younger adults, and the two leading causes of death are heart disease and cancer.

_____ True _____ False

Summary Introduction

To examine: Whether the statement “Older adults have proportionately more illness than younger adults and the two leading causes of death are heart disease and cancer” is true or false.

Introduction: Aging is a physiological change that a person undergoes over his lifetime. In an aging person various physical, social and psychological changes accumulates over the lifespan.

Explanation

Aging has normal physiological changes in the body of a person over the time. With advancing age, these changes accumulate leading to decreased cellular activities in the body of older adults. Therefore, they are more prone to illnesses when compared to younger adults...

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