Stroke. Diabetes mellitus. Alzheimer's disease. Chronic conditions can lower quality of life for older adults and contribute to the leading causes of death among .
Depression is less prevalent among older adults than among younger adults, but it in older adults, regardless of which predisposing risks are most prominent.
Cancer is the second leading cause of death in older adults. However, by age 85, the death rate from cancer begins to fall (25). Slow-growing.