Archives for posts with tag: #elderly

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From Toddler to Aged, Future Jobs are from Education to Care
Diplomat Artist Buzz on where the jobs are & link to ILO Report.
As we get older, we need more education & care, as is the case for the youngest of our global citizens. This is also where the jobs are …
http://diplomatartist.com/from-toddler-to-aged-future-jobs-are-from-education-to-care/

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A problem in developed countries, the situation is even more pronounced in developing countries where poverty affects some 80% of those over 60. Older persons frequently live in unsafe housing in high-risk areas & for economic as well as physical reasons cannot easily flee from disaster.
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=49063#.VDw0meeBG2m

“Imagine” on September 21, an International World at Peace, a world with climate in harmony with itself, a cure for the 35.6 million worldwide affected by dementia & protection for the elderly affected by dementia from stigmatization, discrimination, victimization, & neglect.

http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=48753#.VB8WGueBHLd

 

World Elder Abuse Day: Violence & abuse against elderly women, world’s fastest growing demographic group, range from sexual violence, property grabbing, financial abuse & increasingly, extreme violence against older women accused of witchcraft.