Archive for October, 2010
The article starts from the dichotomy that currently characterises the scientific and political debate on ageing. Two opposing, or rather mirrored theses mark the discussion on the “elderly question”.
Welfare is about employment, education, health (physical and mental), pensions, financial and non-financial contributions to our well-being. As such it is today a fundamental part of our wealth, of the wealth of nations. The two — wealth and welfare — are inseparable: the production of wealth provides the resources for the development of welfare.