This weeks round-up of aging in the news has some interesting challenges to our image of old age and how we can design for a better ageing and aged care.
The 2016 presidential election is crucial for programs that affect 44.7 million Americans. Which candidates will stand up for the issues that have a significant impact on our fast growing aging population?
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This is a great example of the influence of the ‘grey vote’
But not fast enough as India’s 100 million senior citizens are expected to double by 2030 and treble by 2050.
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The ageing of the Indian population has led to a surge in the number of business run by seniors for seniors. ‘Silver Talkies’ and ‘Devised Care’ are just two examples of such startups.With over 100 million senior citizens presently and this expected to double – there may be an explosion in silver businesses in India.