Top Ten Conditions that Cause People to Need Long Term Care

 

Top Ten Conditions that Cause People to Need Long Term Care

 

According to the National Association of Health Data, the following is a list of the top 10 most common conditions that may cause a person to need Long Term Care:

  1. Fractured bones, commonly resulting from a fall
  2. Recovering from an illness, injury, or surgery
  3. Rehabilitation following a hospital stay
  4. Alzheimer’s disease and dementia
  5. Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  6. Parkinson’s Disease
  7. Heart Disease
  8. Strokes
  9. Head injury, again commonly caused by falls
  10. Obesity and other chronic or terminal medical conditions
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