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knyga aging europePopulation ageing is a secular challenge which will strain the fabric of Europe’s societies.

• Ever more retirees will demand pensions that will have to be financed through taxes and pension contributions from ever fewer younger workers. Will this create tensions between generations?
• Health is improving but at high costs. Are our societies willing to bear these costs?
• Older workers have accumulated a lot of experience. Will this, however, offset the loss of innovative energy by the young?
• The oldest old are the fastest growing population segment. Will there be sufficient capacity for long-term care when it will be needed? Will informal caregivers (usually daughters) feel lonelier, more socially excluded and more depressive?
• Will the digital divide create increasing tensions between older workers with good computer skills who will be happier – and retire later – and those unskilled who are left behind?

These are some of the key questions pondered by researchers from all over Europe and Israel and contained in a new book on “Ageing in Europe – Supporting Policies for an Inclusive Society” which was presented on the 29th of October in Brussels.

share naujienlaiskisOn the 10th of May 2016 SHARE published its 18th Newsletter containing information about the most recent events of the project.

SHARE Newsletter No. 18 – download.

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