Unformatted text preview: is causing health care costs to increase. Having more people to treat means that it costs more money to treat and house them. This affects society by making hospitals more crowded and causes more job opportunities for hospital personnel. 3. People today are living longer. This causes health care costs to increase since most of the elderly are not extremely healthy. They need care for longer and their need for care increases exponentially towards the later part of their lives. Society has a lot more senior communities to help the elderly live comfortably. We have low income health care plans for seniors. Society does not want to see our seniors live uncomfortably through their last days....
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- Spring '10
- Demography, Causality, Correlation does not imply causation