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Safdari R, Sadeghi F, Mohammadiazar M. Aged Care and Services Programs in Iran: Looking at the Performance of Relevant Organizations. payavard. 2016; 10 (2) :155-166
URL: http://payavard.tums.ac.ir/article-1-6046-en.html

1- Professor, Health Information Management Department, School of Allied Medical Sciences, Health Information Management Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran Professor, Health Information Management Department, School of Allied Medical Sciences, Health Information Management Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran
2- Master of Science in Medical Records, School of Allied Medical Sciences, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran Master of Science in Medical Records, School of Allied Medical Sciences, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran
3- Master of Science in Medical Records, School of Allied Medical Sciences, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran Master of Science in Medical Records, School of Allied Medical Sciences, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran , m.azarmohamadi@yahoo.com
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Background and Aim: Population aging in most of developed countries should be subjective to more attention, regarding health issues of aging group. Different organizations and institutions have launched several programs related to elderly center. This paper is aimed to compare performance of different programs of active organizations in the field of elderly care in Iran.
Materials and Methods: This overview of research, used library resources and online databases Proquest, Pub med, Science Direct, Ovid and Scientific Information databases using keywords that  Aged care services, relevant organizations, and Iran.
Results: There are various classifications of geriatric services. However, these services can be divided into three groups including infrastructure, social services, and health care and preventive services according to concept, level and type of services.
Conclusion: In Iran, agencies and institutions relevant to elderly, take measures to support elderly people given their current tasks and allocated budget. But, these measures do not seem adequate, because solving aging problem, as a problem with evident influences which its impacts will be intensified in future, requires responsibility and cooperation of more agencies and public institutions.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Health Information Technology
Received: 2016/11/26 | Accepted: 2016/11/26 | Published: 2016/11/26

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