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Topic- Economics of aging

 

Effective fall reduction program saves money-5404

Effective fall reduction program saves money

The LIFT Wellness Program (Living Independently and Falls-free Together) was designed to counteract both the rate of falls among older adults and healthcare costs. The program includes an in-home assessment, referral to a physician, and recommendations to engage in exercise and make appropriate home safety modifications. Participants engage in quarterly telephone calls with counselors and receive a newsletter.

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Economics of aging

Each year of age makes it harder to find a job-5398

Each year of age makes it harder to find a job

Older adults are being encouraged to work longer to improve their finances, among other reasons. However, after losing a job, getting another one may not be easy.

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Economics of aging

In Canada, more spending than saving-5329

In Canada, more spending than saving

As part of a larger global survey, 1,000 working and retired people in Canada answered questions about spending or saving.

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Economics of aging

Active aging is maintained in Europe despite economic conditions-5322

Active aging is maintained in Europe despite economic conditions

In 2012, the Active Ageing Index was developed to track the current status of older adults as well as the potential for active ageing in a given population, along four dimensions: employment; participation in society; independent, healthy and secure living; and capacity and enabling environment for active ageing.

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Economics of aging

Younger adults want parents to plan for long-term care-5317

Younger adults want parents to plan for long-term care

As a companion to the annual Genworth Cost of Care survey, a group of 1,228 adults ages 18 and older across the United States were asked questions about future planning as part of an omnibus survey.

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Economics of aging

People 65+ working in Britain opt for fewer hours-5299

People 65+ working in Britain opt for fewer hours

In England and Wales, about 10% of the population ages 65 and over (934,000 individuals) was employed in 2011, representing 3.5% of all people who were employed. More than half (57.3%) of these older workers worked part-time.

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