Terms of Reference Consulting service for the Design, Drawing and Estimation of the Adult Day Care Center
In some studies conducted by the Gerontology Association in Albania show that about 60% of the elderly across the country suffer from chronic diseases, while 30 percent to 40 percent of medication, used from the third age, and significantly affect the state budget. The health condition, especially of the elderly over 75 years old and ill is a critical exclusion factor.
The study “Assessment of socio-economic conditions, social participation and health status of elderly in Albania”, conducted by the Albanian Aging Network in 2017, confirms that about 8% of the elderly have no contact with family members and/or friends –testifying to a complete social isolation of this category of older people. The rate of social exclusion is somewhat higher among women (8.7%) compared to men (7.7%), and is much higher among the very elderly compared to those at a younger age.