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Policies and Programmes for Older Persons in Asia and the Pacific

Selected Studies

  • Author: UN, ESCAP
  • Publication date: May 2002
  • Page count: 112
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 02.II.F.6

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Asia and the Pacific is witnessing the fact that older persons are becoming a larger and more visible part of the economic, social and political landscape. In three parts, this publication focuses on the situation of older persons in the region. Part One provides a regional overview of older persons. Part Two highlights successful practices of community-based services for older persons in Asia and the Pacific. Part Three presents the findings of research on older persons in Cambodia, a war-torn country which is among the young societies in the region, yet is expected to face challenges of population ageing in the future.