In recent years life expectancy in Down Syndrome people has been increased which together with susceptibility associated at genetic factors and lifestyles will increase the risk to developing chronic diseases, it will bring specific changes that add to the actual conditions may generate important changes in health condition in these people. This situation genres the need to promote the integration of adults with Down Syndrome in health programs, enable them for self-care and train health personnel to establish effective communication with them because any people need to get older healthy, with more social resources, information and free time that allowed a better quality of life.
|Translated title of the contribution||Aging of people with down syndrome: A challenge for health care|
|Journal||Index de Enfermeria|
|State||Published - 1 Jul 2017|