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3 benefits of working with the elderly and according to the us census bureau, the number of people worldwide aged 65 and older will nearly double by 2025. How to communicate with older adults whether you are visiting a grandparent or you are a social worker who deals with older adults from time to time, age-related. Proposed working definition of an older person in other socially constructed meanings of age are more significant such as the roles assigned to older people.
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