Looking For More Information On Why We Age

The median age of European people is currently the highest in the world, and the proportion of people aged 65 or older is projected to increase by 45% in Europe in the next 20 years. As a consequence of ageing, a growing portion of people is at high risk of experiencing non communicable diseases, frailty, and social exclusion, and may need for long-term care, including nursing at home or frequent hospitalization. Of course, the inability of living independently may not only spoil the quality of life of elderly people and of those caring for them, but will also challenge the sustainability of the entire health system. Hence, it is urgent to devise innovative methods and tools for early detecting the onset of health issues and prolonging independent living in the senior population.

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