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By Robbyn R. Wacker,Karen A. Roberto

as a result of inhabitants explosion and an international raise in general lifestyles expectations, an unprecedentedly excessive percent of the world's inhabitants is getting older. via the center of this century there'll be as much as 2 billion participants over the age of sixty five, a demographic shift by no means earlier than skilled in our human heritage. furthermore, declining beginning premiums in industrialized nations capability a lessen within the variety of adults under sixty four. In Aging Social rules: a global Perspective the authors give some thought to how coverage – family and overseas – impacts and should proceed to impact the lives of our getting older population.

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