cancer3 - Physical Changes of Aging: (or what to expect on...

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Physical Changes of Aging : (or what to expect on the downhill side) The aging process while start on us sooner than we expect. Our family members are going through this right now so it is good to know about the process to help them. No matter what ur profession is, ur clients are going to older than they r in the past. We need to know what “the age wave” is doing to our society A Growing Group: -The Elderly –Age 65 and over -Currently-35million elderly. They are growing exponentially. They will be at almost 20 percent very soon. Types of old: young old: 65-74 old old: 75-84 very old: 85+ Octogenarians- in their eighties; nonagenarians-in their nineties; centenarians-100+ The Senior Boom: Americans are living longer than ever before. Average Life Expectancy (ALE) continues to rise. Current ALE is 77.2, up from 68.2 The Birth Dearth: The Fertility rate in the U.S. has declined since the peak of the baby boom in 1957. Dropped from a high of about 3.5 births per woman to currently around 2.
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