Key medical advances along with secure and stable societies means people have longer and more active lives. In Europe, fertility rates are on the decline. Yet life expectancy is increasing two and half years for each passing decade and nearly 25 % of the population will be over 65 by 2020. Because of it, the European Commission is funding research projects to address the socioeconomic challenges of an ageing population.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Research*EU Results Magazine|
|Publication status||Published - 2011|