The World Health Organization is predicting an enormous rise in the numbers of older persons throughout the world. In fact, our world will contain more people over 60 than under 15. Do we need to change the commonly accepted picture that is currently held about ageing and how the aged are treated? There is a rising urgency for everyone, including governments, to start looking at what the future holds for this predicted two billion elders.
How do you feel about this topic, ‘What Does the Future Hold’ for our elder generation and what are your experiences and ponderings as to how you will contribute to changing the present paradigm held by society?
Before posting any comments if you have not already done so, you may also like to read last month's article 'Ageing in Society - What Does our Future Hold?' and the new article this month 'What Does Our Future Hold? Part 2: Empowerment for Elders'.