Older people also suffer because of the crisis | AGE Platform - crisis with older adults

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The impact of an economic crisis may be particularly acute for older people, particularly those who are physically vulnerable, living in poverty and/or dependent.

Despite nearly two decades of headlines detailing the opioid crisis in the United States, opioid-related deaths continue to increase each year.

When conflict or disaster shatters communities and public services, older people’s health is at risk because they are unable to get the care they need. In older age, many people have one or more chronic non-communicable disease (NCD), and in low and middle-income countries people.