Ageing in Southeast and East Asia: Family, Social by Lee Hock Guan

By Lee Hock Guan

Southeast and East Asian international locations are present process various levels of inhabitants growing old. The social, monetary and political implications of inhabitants growing older can be huge, immense, and due to the short pace of getting old within the quarter, the international locations can't have the funds for the posh of time for the slow evolution of social and structural help structures and networks for the older inhabitants. The essays during this quantity severely study nationwide aging rules and programmes, the sustainability of current pension structures, housing and residing preparations, inter-generational move, and features of caliber of lifetime of the aged inhabitants. whereas the findings express that almost all Southeast Asian international locations have began to formulate and enforce nationwide getting older rules, in addition they point out that the present rules are customarily insufficient and underdeveloped in serving the desires of the older inhabitants and certainly even more has to be performed to organize for the future.

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