EUROPEAN PAPERS ON THE NEW WELFARE

Aging of the Elderly: An Intragenerational Funding Approach to Long-term Care

Abstract
The persistent gains in longevity at older ages, “aging of the elderly,” along with the imminent retirement of large baby-boom cohorts, imply that new ways will be needed to pay for the costs associated with old age. Read More

Extending life: disease pattern shift

The ageing of the world population points up many problems and new aspects. At economical level, extending life is connected with evident social and economic problems. Life after retirement can be extended by many decades and while some necessities more connected with the life of younger adults decrease in the older age groups, others rapidly increase. Read More