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What are the benefits?

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


What is the dependency ratio?

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


What are the economic costs?

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


What are the responsibility and care costs?

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