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Identify 2 or 3 issues faced by the aging population?
The issues faced by the aging population include: 1. Health issue - These include hearing and sight loss, memory loss and increased health problems. 2. Loneliness is another issue. Men tend to have a shorter life expectancy than women. 3. [ Another problem deals with the elderly person's income and economic welfare. No longer being in the workforce, these individuals will need to rely on their
pensions and Social Security. ]
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what is being done to address the issues about the aging population on health , self harm, and everything involving peers?
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