Aging is a natural physiological process which is progressing at different rates in some people. With increasing age, many changes occur in organs and organ systems, which leads to a progressive weakening and damage to their function, so in old age certain chronic diseases occur more frequently, and thus the functional disability of the elderly. Old age is a time when life acquires new spiritual dimensions and benefits that were not present at a younger age. Opportunities for development and opportunities for reorientation work activities are opening up. Active healthy aging involves adapting to new circumstances, cognitions, and constant learning and discovering the benefits of aging and old age. Thanks to the increase in the general standard of living and the improvement of health care and as a consequence of the reduction of natural increase, in developed countries there has been an increase in life expectancy, and thus a higher share of older people in the total population. The number of inhabitants over the age of 65 is constantly and rapidly growing, primarily in economically developed countries, and this tendency is also present in developing countries.
Keywords: Age; Aging; Pharmacology; Health
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