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Psycho-social, Health,and Economic Aspects of an Elderly Armenian Population in Lebanon

Choghik Melkon Boulghourjian

Abstract


To study how older people are treated within a society and how the elderly attest with the unavoidable problems of aging, particularly those involving health and income is of immense importance today. Health problems include normal losses in
hearing, eyesight, and memory, and the increased likelihood of chronic diseases. Economic problems include loss of employment and therefore significant decreases in income and reliance on pensions, and social security. Social problems include greater difficulty to maintain social relationships because of health limitations, death of family members and friends, loss of work mates and lack of transportation.


Keywords


Elderly women; Elderly; Older people; Elderly Armenian

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