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An Ageing population.

An Ageing population.

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Published by Family Policy Studies Centre in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed.: 1986.

SeriesFamily Policy Studies Centre fact sheet -- 2
ContributionsFamily Policy Studies Centre.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20629368M
ISBN 100907051421
OCLC/WorldCa51356244

This book is a collection of articles in which authors debate society's prevailing attitudes regarding the aging population, the extent that government and business should support the aging population, the contributions of an aging population, and whether it is beneficial to slow human aging.   Figure 2. Speed of population ageing in developing countries. Source: U.S. Census Bureau [3]; Kinsella & Gist [4]. It is expected that by the year , 70% of the world’s elderly population will be in developing countries, with the absolute number exceeding million which is double the number of the developed world [].The main factor responsible for this changing pattern of population.

  Within this older age cohort, the most rapid rise has been made by the "oldest old," those who are age 85 and older. Their numbers have increased from , in to million in By , it is predicted that there will be million people in the elderly age range, accounting for five percent of the total UK population.   The age dependency ratio of older dependents is the proportion of people older than 64 to the working-age population, between 15 and If we take a closer look at different regions in China, the whole country has entered an aging stage, but at distinct levels.

  Chapter 1, “Introduction: The Aging Population,” discusses the prevalent mental health disorders experienced by older adults, including depression, dementia, substance abuse, and severe mental illness. This chapter also sets the context for practice with older clients by examining the factors that influence psychological well-being in late life. As individuals age, they become increasingly. Japan is facing an ageing population that quite easily outnumbers the other nations. A census showed that approximately % of the whole population in Japan were aged 65 or over (Statistics Bureau ). It is further projected that the total percentage of people aged over 65 will increase to 38% by (Statistics Bureau ).


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