Year: 1969 Source: British Journal of Geriatric Practice, v.6, no.3, (March 1969), p.5 SIEC No: 19850902

In this article, an appeal is made to return the aged, after adequate hospital treatment, to the community, to carry on a more purposeful existance. At the present time , when euthanasia is talked about, the self destruction of elderly patients does not arouse much concern. Integration into the community is the best prevention against suicide.