Healthy aging is an important public health issue, both nationally and internationally. The World Health Organization (WHO) recognizes healthy aging as a process whereby all people of all ages are able to live a healthy, safe and socially inclusive lifestyle.
1. Describe how aging in older adults is accelerated by poverty (One paragraph)
2. Discuss how social determinants of health for older adults are impacted by those living in poverty (Four paragraphs)
3. Make a proposal to improve the social determinants for impoverished older adults (One paragraph)