This volume provides a comprehensive view of Australia’s geographically and socially diverse ageing population, the emerging needs and challenges, the opportunities and responses to meet these needs, and how Australians can benefit from the communal and individual rewards afforded by human longevity.
This report assesses how health services are responding to the joint issues of population ageing and increasing prevalence NCDs.
This think-piece looks to Hong Kong, whose pension infrastructure is similar to the one emerging in the UK to examine the potential impact of the UK's recent pension reforms.
Singapore is rapidly ageing as a society. In 2013, the resident population in Singapore aged 65 and over comprised more than 10% of the population. As a result of declines in fertility and increases in life expectancy, the proportion of older adults will increase to 19% by 2030.
Gender and ageing was the theme of the 2nd International Longevity Forum which brought together more than 30 experts to debate and provide recommendations, expressed in the "Charter on Gender and Ageing", including interaction with the audience of the event.
Eleven of the 14 ILCs in the Global Alliance were represented at the 2013 ILC GLobal Alliance symposium held in Singapore in 2013.
Current societal and financial challenges are demanding a revision of how health budgets are spent with a view to increasing both savings and sustainability.
This review of evidence and policy across Europe from ILC-UK uncovers a hidden burden of constipation affecting older people.