With the distinct absence of much new to talk about in the ageing space, it’s a good time to refresh on ageing demographics. This excellent article from Axios is well worth a read and covers some of the key issues around ageing with enough subject matter to write a book. It’s a nifty update on ageing demographics […]
Rethink ageing for a more realistic and optimistic prediction of economic impact
The conventional old-age dependency ratio makes the economic impact of ageing societies seem worse than they will be. There are now some better measures that do not exaggerate the effects of ageing.
Thailand needs to become Age-Friendly, and fast!
Last year, the IMF country report on Thailand warned that the pace of demographic transition (ageing) is similar to that in Korea and Singapore, but those countries are experiencing it at much higher levels of income. Among emerging economies in the region, only China’s transition is almost as rapid, but China is developing considerably faster […]
An extraordinary exhibition on ageing – Bangkok, Thailand
Titled “New Aged Citizens: New Definitions, Opportunities and Challenges” this exhibition shows a solid understanding of the issues and challenges surrounding an ageing society.
Incubator aims to help the vulnerable elderly in Singapore
The concept is not new but again, Singapore demonstrates it’s putting money where it’s mouth is.
Ageing populations might help to drive down greenhouse gas emissions?
Well it’s certainly an attention-grabbing headline.
China provides 'guidance' for its active ageing population
Anyone who has been to China in the past 10 years will have seen the older folks dancing at dawn and dusk
What Would an Age-Friendly Building Look like?
Some confuse Age-Friendly with specific disabilities.
Taiwan Aims To Become Age-Friendly
In 2013, all 22 cities and counties in Taiwan signed the Dublin Declaration to commit to becoming age-friendly.
Getting Ready for Ageing
Who teaches us what to expect when we’re getting older? Answer; Nobody.