02 May 2012

The rights of older people
Pakistan Observer - Pakistan
According to the UN Population Division, during the next 45 years, the number of people aged 60 years or older is expected to almost triple, increasing from 668 million in 2005 to nearly 2.03 billion by 2050, This proportional increase by almost 80% during the next four decades will be a demographic fact, sooner than most of us realise. At the same time, the number of “older old” persons (here defined as 80 years and over) in the developed world will reach unprecedented levels.…(1 May 2012)

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