People in many parts of the world are having fewer children and living longer. How will we live when there are fewer family supports?
The world’s older population continues to grow at an unprecedented rate. This global transformation will affect every sector, with health care seeing the most profound shifts. There will be seven times as many elderly people by 2100. How will they live? Can they live well and who will care for them?
After helping her family navigate the complex system of care for her grandmother, Rachel Thompson says, “Our seniors have dementia, yet we are the ones who are forgetting.”
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