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Ageing and Life Expectancy

The AGENTA Project Brochure summarizes selected results of the AGENTA project. [...]
Die Deutsche Gesellschaft für Demographie lädt Sie ein, Beiträge zur Jahrestagung 2018 der DGD einzureichen. Die Jahrestagung findet vom 14.-16. März 2018 an der Universität Köln in Zusammenarbeit mit der Nederlandse Vereniging voor Demografie (NVD) statt. [...]
This report examines how the two global mega-trends of population ageing and rising inequalities have been developing and interacting, both within and across generations. Taking a life-course perspective the report shows how inequalities in education, health, employment and earnings compound, resulting in large differences in lifetime earnings across different groups. It suggests a policy agenda to prevent, mitigate and cope with inequalities along the life course drawing on good practices in OECD countries and emerging economies. [...]
Press Release from the UNECE
In a context of continued population ageing, countries in the UNECE region have made strong progress towards promoting active ageing and ensuring inclusive and sustainable societies for all ages. But further efforts are needed to realize the potentials of living longer. These are the main findings of a new report assessing trends and progress in countries’ actions in response to the challenges and potential linked to ageing populations, released today at the opening of the 4th UNECE Ministerial Conference on Ageing, held in Lisbon. [...]
Le vieillissement est un défi global, qui concerne l’ensemble des populations de la planète. Actuellement plus prononcé au Nord, il s’observe déjà dans les pays du Sud où il sera d’ailleurs plus rapide. Vieillir est aussi un défi personnel pour chaque individu, soucieux de maintenir son identité et sa dignité. Pour son 20e colloque et son 40e anniversaire, l’Association Internationale des Démographes de Langue Française vous invite à explorer ces niveaux d’analyse et leurs articulations, à travers quatre axes : [...]
To understand how health policies can help improve our quality of life in older ages, it is important to look at health behaviours and their relation to health outcomes. In a recent study, Liili Abuladze and colleagues examined this relationship in Estonia, where life expectancies and self-rated health among older adults are comparatively low in Europe. [...]
The European Commission, UNECE, the University of the Basque Country, the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, with the support of the Government of Biscay (Spain), are organising a Second International Seminar on the Active Ageing Index (AAI) in Bilbao in September 2018. The seminar aims to bring together [...]
With Americans living longer and the large baby boom generation reaching ages 65 and beyond, the sheer numbers of people with conditions of old age—including Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias—are expected to rise dramatically in coming years. But there is some potentially good news: The share of the population with dementia may have fallen over the past 25 years—likely the result of better brain health related to more schooling and aggressive treatment of high blood pressure and diabetes. [...]
The International Network on Leave Policies and Research has been producing an annual review of leave policies and related research since 2005 (for earlier reviews, go to the network’s website www.leavenetwork.org). The content of the review is to the best of our knowledge correct at the time of going to press, but mistakes may occur. If you should have a query or find an error, we would be grateful if you would contact the country note authors as relevant and the editors. [...]
Out now: Population Europe's Quarterly Newsletter! Please download it here: Population Europe Newsletter July 2017.pdf If you would like to receive the newsletter via email, please sign up here. [...]

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