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The financial value of longer lives, with less disability-4379

The financial value of longer lives, with less disability

Healthy life expectancy, meaning the years a person can expect to live in good health, may be more important to most people than life expectancy, the years a person may live. Earlier this year, analyses in ICAA Research Review showed that lifestyle choices often led to “longer lives with less health” (13[26] July 2013) and that disability was most common in the last two years of life (13[24] July 2013).

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New index tracks aging populations around the world-4339

New index tracks aging populations around the world

The results of the new Global AgeWatch Index 2013 have been released. The index is said to be the first quantitative measure of its kind to focus on the well-being of older people on a worldwide scale.

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New care options needed for people with dementia-4330

New care options needed for people with dementia

An estimated 35.6 million people worldwide have dementia, according to Alzheimer’s Disease International, a number that is projected to grow to over 115 million by 2050.

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Millions of children live with their grandparents-4328

Millions of children live with their grandparents

An analysis of data from both the US 2000 Decennial Census and the 2005-2011 American Community Survey revealed that an estimated seven million grandparents are living with a grandchild

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Canadian caregivers don a chauffeur's cap-4321

Canadian caregivers don a chauffeur's cap

Among the 8.1 million caregivers in Canada in 2012, 44% were ages 45-64 years, representing the largest age group. Parents most often received the care, with caregivers take care of their own parents (39%) or their in-laws (9%). Caregivers provided support for individuals with age-related needs (28%), cancer (11%), cardiovascular disease (9%) and mental illness (7%).

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Healthier till the end of life-4265

Healthier till the end of life

The population of “older adults” is so large that a single description cannot fit everyone.

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