An estimated 49.2% of those aged over 75 have the same problems.
The WHO pointed to "four priority areas of action" to develop a global strategy and action plan on ageing and health. These were:
- Align health services with the needs of the older populations they now serve;
- Develop systems for providing long-term care;
- Ensure everyone can grow old in age-friendly environments;
- Improve measurement, monitoring and understanding.
-Adam Wakefield, News24
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