World Report on Ageing and Health 2015

Posted by Sharyn Rognrust, Category: Aged Care, Gender Equity, Healthy Ageing, Infrastructure, Planning & Evaluation,

This report was released on 1 October, the International Day of Older Persons, by the World Health Organisation (WHO). It shows that the number of people over the age of 60 is expected to double by 2050 and a radical societal change is required to deal with such an increase. The report stresses that governments must ensure policies that enable older people to continue participating in society and that avoid reinforcing the inequities that often underpin poor health in older age link