Americans live longer, healthier lives than ever before. However, this longer life span poses a new set of challenges.
Americans will usually spend two or more of their final years disabled enough to need someone else to help with routine activities of daily living because of chronic illness.
See below: Living Well at the End of Life
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For more detailed information on aging and frailty, please take a look at these articles (pdf).