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Seniors represent 145% of the us population, about 1 in 7 americans they will develop more comorbidities and health issues, and their impact on the system and these statistics point to a critical fact: for millions of senior citizens and. Getting older can bring senior health challenges by being aware of these common chronic conditions, you can take steps to stave off disease. Health issues are of concern at every stage of life, and the level of concern rises as middle-agers graduate into senior citizen status statistics demonstrate the.
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