Aging in the 21st Century: A Celebration and a Challenge

One in nine persons in the world is aged 60 years or over and the ratio is projected to increase to one in five by 2050 says a new report, "Ageing in the Twenty-first Century: A Celebration and a Challenge", published by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and HelpAge International.

The report aims to raise awareness about the speed of population aging and about the experience of being old in our changing world. Enjoy this promotional video and download this interesting report.

 

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Tags: older adults, UNFPA

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