[Support for and problems associated with the highly health care-dependent, single-living elderly].

@article{Watanabe1998SupportFA,
  title={[Support for and problems associated with the highly health care-dependent, single-living elderly].},
  author={Miyuki Watanabe and T Yabunaka and Yoshihiro Masuko and Yuko Uemura and Maki Sasaki and Miyako Kobayashi and Keiko Hamaguchi},
  journal={Gan to kagaku ryoho. Cancer & chemotherapy},
  year={1998},
  volume={25 Suppl 4},
  pages={661-4}
}
As a result of trends toward nuclear families and fewer children, the proportion of elderly persons living alone has been increasing in recent years. While an expansion of regional welfare has been proposed, health care problems will intensify and complexity will increase wherever single-living elderly persons desiring treatment at home are highly health… CONTINUE READING