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Senior population growth referred to as a silver tsunami (13:33)

Published By: Ryan Fuller

Publish Date: Jun 6, 2019

13:33: Africa Midday  –  Channel Africa  –  6 Jun 2019  

Psychiatrist Specialist : Dr Ryan Fuller 

As the world’s population is increasing year after year and more people are living for longer, the number of senior citizens is also increasing exponentially. Some health authorities have warned that this development which is sometimes referred to as an impending silver tsunami will place an increasing burden on health systems globally including South Africa. Experts say there is critical need to address the healthcare challenges facing senior citizens.

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