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How Climate Change Affects the Health of Older Adults

Climate change and its consequences are an impending reality, ones that have both socio-emotional and physical effects on older adults. Our lives, livelihoods and health are intrinsically tied to that of the planet, so it is crucial to look at how we can improve resilience to climate change, especially in vulnerable populations like the elderly. Not all older people are the same as they react differently to the effects of climate change. However, there are a few trends that have been sighted to have a disproportional effect on older adults.

Read the full article on Global Health Aginghttps://globalhealthaging.org/2016/03/10/how-climate-change-affects-the-health-of-older-adults/

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