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It's time to measure 21st century aging with 21st century tools

It's time to measure 21st century aging with 21st century tools | Global Aging, selected by Fred SERRIERE | Scoop.it
Turning 65 in 2016 doesn't mean the same thing as hitting 65 in 1916. So why are we still using a population aging measure that was developed a century ago?
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Quickly aging province to establish hundreds of day care centers for elderly - China - Chinadaily.com.cn

Quickly aging province to establish hundreds of day care centers for elderly - China - Chinadaily.com.cn | Global Aging, selected by Fred SERRIERE | Scoop.it
East China's Jiangsu province will establish a day care center for the elderly in each of its communities over the next five years to ease the growing pressure of supporting and caring for a quickly aging population.
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Ageing in Cities | OECD READ edition

Ageing in Cities | OECD READ edition | Global Aging, selected by Fred SERRIERE | Scoop.it
This book examines trends in ageing societies and urban development before assessing the impact of ageing populations on urban areas and strategies fo
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China to raise retirement age to relieve pressures from aging population

China to raise retirement age to relieve pressures from aging population | Global Aging, selected by Fred SERRIERE | Scoop.it
China will set a plan to raise the statutory retirement age in 2017 to relieve pressures from an aging population, a media report said on Sunday.
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How older savers are being let down by the banks

How older savers are being let down by the banks | Global Aging, selected by Fred SERRIERE | Scoop.it
The Financial Conduct Authority warned it may ‘change the rules’ on how UK banks treat older customers after a report revealed over-55s may be discriminated against because of their age.
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Thailand offers incentives for parents to have more children

Cash incentives for babies. That's what the Thai government is offering families to try tackle low birth rates and a rapidly aging population. But not many a...
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Over-90s happier than middle-aged men

Over-90s happier than middle-aged men | Global Aging, selected by Fred SERRIERE | Scoop.it
Middle-aged men are the least happy of UK residents, with even the over-90s reporting better life satisfaction and happiness, an Office for National Statistics (ONS) study has found.
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Is South Korea Failing Its Aging Population?

Prostitution is illegal in South Korea, so why is the conservative country home to hundreds of elderly female prostitutes? Subscribe! http://skr.cm/Subscribe...
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Greying nation: Canada has more seniors than kids for the first time ever. Here’s what that means

Greying nation: Canada has more seniors than kids for the first time ever. Here’s what that means | Global Aging, selected by Fred SERRIERE | Scoop.it
For the first time in this country's history, there are more people aged 65 and over than there are aged 14 and below. But don't freak out: Canada's population's been aging for ages.
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People aged 40-59 are least happy and most anxious, report finds

People aged 40-59 are least happy and most anxious, report finds | Global Aging, selected by Fred SERRIERE | Scoop.it
Pressures of looking after children and ageing parents could be taking major toll on this age group, ONS study suggests
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Australia's housing standards are failing its ageing population

Australia's housing standards are failing its ageing population | Global Aging, selected by Fred SERRIERE | Scoop.it
Voluntary guidelines designed to make Australia's housing more accessible have failed. Is it time to regulate?
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More Americans Than Ever Are Living Past 100

More Americans Than Ever Are Living Past 100 | Global Aging, selected by Fred SERRIERE | Scoop.it
A Centers for Disease Control report finds that more people are living past their 100th birthdays as the American population ages.
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These 60-And-Older Seniors Will Destroy Your Age Stereotypes

These 60-And-Older Seniors Will Destroy Your Age Stereotypes | Global Aging, selected by Fred SERRIERE | Scoop.it
Many of us are guilty of harboring an unfair stereotype – that, once we grow old, our best days are behind us and that we can no longer fully realize our dreams. As photographer Vladimir Yakovlev has discovered, however, that's just not true. His Age Of Happiness photo project introduces us to people who, at 70, 80 or even 100 years of age, are still following their dreams and trying new things.
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Elder care seen as a key concern in a graying nation - People's Daily Online

Elder care seen as a key concern in a graying nation - People's Daily Online | Global Aging, selected by Fred SERRIERE | Scoop.it
The aging of China's population is progressing rapidly, with the number of people aged 60 and older expected to expand to one-third of the population by the middle of the century.
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China preparing to raise retirement age: report - China - Chinadaily.com.cn

China preparing to raise retirement age: report - China - Chinadaily.com.cn | Global Aging, selected by Fred SERRIERE | Scoop.it
The country will set up a plan to raise the statutory retirement age in 2017 to relieve pressures from an aging population, an official researcher said.
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Asia Faces Challenges as Populations Start to Rapidly Age

Asia Faces Challenges as Populations Start to Rapidly Age | Global Aging, selected by Fred SERRIERE | Scoop.it
BANGKOK - Population experts say Asia is witnessing one of the most
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Xi urges improved policies for China's aging population - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xi urges improved policies for China's aging population - Xinhua | English.news.cn | Global Aging, selected by Fred SERRIERE | Scoop.it
Xi urges improved policies for China's aging population---President Xi Jinping has called for improved birth, employment and elderly policies to cope with the country's aging population in a
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Ageing population fuels massive growth of smart home technology | Care Home Professional

Ageing population fuels massive growth of smart home technology | Care Home Professional | Global Aging, selected by Fred SERRIERE | Scoop.it
Ageing population fuels massive growth of smart home technology https://t.co/tkuK5U8Dyn #healthcare #technology https://t.co/UapnmozhlR
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5 Ways the Aging Population Will Affect the World

5 Ways the Aging Population Will Affect the World 5 Ways the Aging Population Will Affect the World 5 Ways the Aging Population Will Affect the World
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Aging Baby Boomers to Face Caregiving, Obesity, Inequality Challenges

Aging Baby Boomers to Face Caregiving, Obesity, Inequality Challenges | Global Aging, selected by Fred SERRIERE | Scoop.it
The aging of the baby boom generation could fuel a 75 percent increase in the number of Americans ages 65 and older requiring nursing home care, to about 2.3 million in 2030 from 1.3 million in 2010, the Population Reference Bureau (PRB) projects in a new report.
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How can we best design housing for Australia's ageing population?

How can we best design housing for Australia's ageing population? | Global Aging, selected by Fred SERRIERE | Scoop.it
With a booming life expectancy, there is a need for collective, intergenerational discussion and ideas around how to better design housing in Australia’s communities and cities.
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Middle-aged people are the least happy because of children AND parents

Middle-aged people are the least happy because of children AND parents | Global Aging, selected by Fred SERRIERE | Scoop.it
The comprehensive ONS study of more than 300,000 people over a three-year period found that even those aged over 90 reported higher levels of happiness than those aged 40-59.
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China’s Working-Age Population Sees Biggest-Ever Decline

China’s Working-Age Population Sees Biggest-Ever Decline | Global Aging, selected by Fred SERRIERE | Scoop.it
China's working age population saw its biggest decline in 2015, underscoring demographers' warnings of an oncoming labor shortage in the country.
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