Acta Scientific Neurology (ASNE) (ISSN: 2582-1121)

Letter to Editor Volume 5 Issue 7

Healthy and Active Aging in the Elderly with Chronic Diseases; Letter to Editor

Vahab karamivand1* and Mohsen karamivand2

1Assistant Professor, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran
2Master of Clinical Psychology, Dr. Fanny School, Sanandaj, Iran

*Corresponding Author: Vahab karamivand, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran.

Received: April 22, 2022; Published: June 01, 2022


The phenomenon of aging

In the past, few people reached old age, but in today world, advances in technology and health have allowed people to live longer and die at an older age, so now more people can experience aging. On the other hand, since almost all countries of the world have gone through or are going through a period of high fertility and fertility, naturally more people are reaching old age at the same time than in the past. Globally, after reducing mortality and the likelihood of children surviving into adulthood, overall fertility declined. As a result, the number of elderly people in societies has increased and now the population of some countries is aging and in other countries it is expected to experience this phenomenon in the future. It is believed that with the increase of the elderly population, the number of chronic diseases increases. Most chronic diseases - such as cancer, cardiovascular disease (CVD), Stroke, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, arthritis, diabetes and obesity - are becoming leading causes of disability and death all over the world. On the other hand, the concept of healthy and active aging, despite such conditions, seems difficult and requires proper planning. In general, solutions have been proposed to achieve these goals.


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Citation: Vahab karamivand and Mohsen karamivand. “Healthy and Active Aging in the Elderly with Chronic Diseases; Letter to Editor". Acta Scientific Neurology 5.7 (2022): 01-02.


Copyright: © 2022 Vahab karamivand and Mohsen karamivand. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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