Health Transformations This century is characterized by great transformations. It is unquestioned that these evolutions contribute for the quality of life of the man in general aspects of the health. The improvements in the health system had extended the conditions of treatments of illnesses that before, without medical accompaniment, the death took. Basic sanitation, pharmaceutical and genetic studies, all these transformations had contributed to increase the life expectancy of the man. As result, according to Papalia (1), the world-wide population is aging as never. The proper aged population is aging, this segment of fast growth consists more of people with eighty years or. In 2000, the number of people with sixty years or more was esteem in 605 million. In 2050, the percentage expects that of more aged adults in the world all, for the first time in history, it exceeds the population of children up to fourteen years. Papalia (1). The population oldest goes to increase after 2010? when the generation baby boom to start to make 65 years more or? two times more than what in 2000. The tax of growth of the aged population is projected to diminish after 2030, when the last fruits of baby boom (postwar period) will make 65 years. Papalia (1). Seeing this aging of a world-wide perspective, it can be considered that many problems that costumavam to be considered inevitable part of the advanced age, now they are understood as resulted of factors of the style of life or illnesses.

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