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How healthy is it for very senior citizens to donate blood?

  1. Anjili profile image82
    Anjiliposted 5 years ago

    How healthy is it for very senior citizens to donate blood?

    Is there an age limit with regard to blood donation?

  2. mackyi profile image65
    mackyiposted 5 years ago

    The health status of the senior matters when it comes to blood donation. Some seniors are in better health conditions than other, and should be able to donate some blood, although not as much as their much younger counterparts.

    1. teaches12345 profile image95
      teaches12345posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I agree with mackyi, if you are able to give (regardless of age) it is so beneficial to others who need it.  Many seniors do keep fit and healthy and donate regularly as they know how much it feels a great need.

  3. Cassandra Goduti profile image61
    Cassandra Godutiposted 5 years ago

    I don't think this has anything to do with age. If you have a low blood iron count when they take a sample of your blood they will not let you donate no matter what your age.

 
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