Posts Tagged ‘ageing’

Ageing population

Written By: - Date published: 7:55 am, March 2nd, 2013 - 80 comments

A British report on the implications of their ageing population structure highlights, yet again, the lack of any planning on this issue from the Key government…

The New Zealand age of aging in charts

Written By: - Date published: 12:17 pm, August 28th, 2011 - 21 comments

Like many countries worldwide, New Zealand has an aging problem. Digging around the available charts it isn’t hard to see why. But New Zealand has less of a problem than many developed countries because of the demographics of our Maori and Pacifica populations plus the continuing immigration. It is still pretty bad.

When I’m 64

Written By: - Date published: 10:31 am, December 5th, 2010 - 13 comments

There seems to have been a reasonable breakthrough in research to reverse ageing.  Is it a good thing?  If you think the world has resource and environmental problems now, you ain’t seen nothing yet.  If you think we have social injustice and insane inequities in wealth now, you ain’t seen nothing yet.

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