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Homeless people face age-related conditions earlier than people with homes

Homeless people face age-related conditions earlier than people with homes

 
 

Homeless people face age-related conditions earlier than people with homes

3/2/16

Health conditions usually seen among the elderly are more common among middle aged homeless people than older people with housing, according to a new study.

Those conditions include thinking problems, visual impairment, urinary incontinence and falls, write the researchers in The Gerontologist.

"I think in a sense this is a problem of severe poverty," said senior author Dr. Margot B. Kushel, of the University of California's San Francisco General Hospital.

Geriatric conditions occur earlier in life for people in poverty and even earlier in life for those who are homeless, Kushel told Reuters Health.

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