Each year, one in every 3 adults age 65 or older falls and 2 million are treated in emergency departments for fall-related injuries. However, many falls can be prevented. Hearing. Hearing Loss Hearing loss . Cancer. Chronic bronchitis or emphysema. Stroke. Diabetes mellitus. Alzheimer's disease. Chronic conditions can lower quality of life for older adults and contribute to the leading causes of death .
10 common elderly health issues - Vital Record.