This indicator is the ratio between the number of persons aged 65 and over (age when they are generally economically inactive) and the number of persons aged between 15 and 64. The value is expressed per 100 persons of working age (15-64).
‘iMechE’ report; adapting homes to suit the needs of older people could counteract frailty, & reduce hospital visits.The report argues remote monitoring, mobile devices and sensors will enable the elderly keep their independence and remain safe in the comfort of their own home. “Healthy Homes: Accommodating an aging population” claims that physical in activity is […]
By Robin Brant David Cameron has adopted a fairly low profile since he left Downing Street last year. He’s campaigned for more research into dementia and stuck by the national citizen service he set up in office. Now he’ll be involved in investing hundreds of millions of pounds in projects linked to China’s awkwardly named […]