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Census Shows Rapidly Aging Society

from Refinery29

How This 63-Year-Old Model Stays Gorgeous

How This 63-Year-Old Model Stays Gorgeous #refinery29 You talk about being "pro-age." What's behind this philosophy? "We all grow up in an anti-age society. Aging is considered a negative experience. As I — and most of my generation, the Baby Boomers — am finding is that life and you get better as time goes by. You become more self-aware, more experienced, skilled, educated, discerning, and more aware. Life continues to be an adventure, and you…

from The Christian Science Monitor

Japan turns silver into gold

Faced with being the world’s most rapidly aging society, Japan has decided to see the demographic challenge as a ‘bonus’ rather than an ‘onus,’ forcing it to be more innovative and to view old folks in a new light

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The Exhibition “New Aged Citizens: New Definitions, Opportunities and Challenges” by TCDC When ageing is inevitable and we will live much longer than previous generation, let’s prepare and seek the opportunity from ageing society together.


Mom Wants You Married? So Does the State

Government officials are not the only ones trying to replace the traditional matchmakers that many young people in #Korea consider increasingly old-fashioned. Corporations, fearing critical shortages of workers in an aging society, have begun ending informal bans against office romances, with some now paying for dating services for their workers.

Aging, Society, and the Life Course, Fifth Edition #book #health [This] book’s unfading preoccupation with social context, social processes, and social structures distinguishes itself and greatly contributes to the discourse in gerontology. –The Gerontologist This classic text, now in its fifth edition, is distinguished by its emphasis on social context, social processes, and social structures as part..


Advertising in the Aging Society : Understanding Representations, Practitioners, and Consumers in Japan