The health of people aged 78 or older in Puerto Rico has plummeted

The health of people aged 78 or older in Puerto Rico has plummeted

People aged 78 or older in Puerto Rico have worse health, go to the doctor less and take more medications than their peers from two decades ago, according to a study that was carried out 22 years ago to know the status of adults. greater.

Its about Puerto Rican Elderly: Health Conditions (PREHCO), which is the only study that has been done on the island to evaluate the same group of people for a prolonged period of time (longitudinal). The analysis is carried out between researchers from the Medical Sciences Campus (RCM) from the University of Puerto Rico and scientists from institutions in the United States.

PREHCO was designed to know the health status and characteristics of people aged 60 years or older in Puerto Rico. It has allowed continuity, for more than a decade, for the same group of people to observe the changes in their physical and mental health, as well as their living conditions, and for the results to be representative of older adults at the island level. .

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