Over a Hundred Centenarians Live in Sancti Spiritus

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Primary health care is the main scenario to improve the quality of life of the elderly. (Photo: Arelis García / Escambray)

One hundred and five persons aged over 100 years are currently living in Sancti Spiritus, the third province with the highest aging index in Cuba. For them primary health care becomes the main scenario to improve the quality of life.

According to Dr. Maitée Pérez Corrales, head of the Section for Elderly People, Social Assistance and Mental Health at the Provincial Health Office, the actions for the promotion of health care and rehabilitation are addressed to this age group and to the more than 98,000 people aged 60 years or more.

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