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By Robbyn R. Wacker,Karen A. Roberto

because of inhabitants explosion and an international elevate in typical 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 contributors over the age of sixty five, a demographic shift by no means sooner than skilled in our human heritage. moreover, declining beginning premiums in industrialized international locations capability a reduce within the variety of adults under sixty four. In Aging Social regulations: a global Perspective the authors reflect on how coverage – family and foreign – impacts and should proceed to impact the lives of our getting older population.

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