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Flashcards in Ageing Populations Deck (4)
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1

What are the benefits?

Spend money on goods and services
Bring wisdom and experience to worlds of politics and commerce
Voluntary charitable work

2

What is the dependency ratio?

= (pop. under 16) + (pop over 65) / pop (15-64) x 100

3

What are the economic costs?

Health treatment
Housing costs
Fund care homes
Housing shortages as occupy for longer driving up prices for young

4

What are the responsibility and care costs?

Emotional burden on unpaid carers as more degenerative diseases at old age