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Aging in Place

Kathy Johnson, PhD


Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Aging is NOT a Medical Event

Let me say it out loud: "Aging is not a medical event!" Normal aging does not require hospitalization. It is a natural process, a part of life. In fact, most people live their entire life at home.

But what happens when an older adult gets sick? Usually, they continue to stay at home. And they recuperate with much less risk of infection and a higher level of satisfaction than is possible in a hospital.


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