Older Workers and Caregiving in a Global Context

Older Workers and Caregiving in a Global Context J Cross Cult Gerontol (2017) 32:283–289 DOI 10.1007/s10823-017-9328-2 EDITORIAL 1 2 Judith Phillips & Kate O’Loughlin Published online: 11 July 2017 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2017 Editorial Population ageing is a global phenomenon whose impact on working age populations is only now being fully recognized and understood. Increased longevity, due to improved quality of life, advances in health, and better welfare provision, is generally accepted as a success story that will be ongoing with the expectation that populations worldwide will live to increasingly older ages (OECD 2012;WHO 2015). Governments around the world are now keenly focused on the social and economic challenges thrown up by population ageing. Some of the policy responses include encouraging older people to stay in the labour market, increasing the pension age, promoting self-funded retirement rather than reliance on a state pension, reducing entitlements to contain fiscal costs, and the introduction of personalised budgets or consumer- directed care in the provision of aged care services (Chomik and Piggott 2015;Gill and Cameron 2015; Chomik and Piggott 2012; Chomik and Whitehouse 2010). There has been an increasing research focus on caregivers and recognition by governments (e.g. through flexible work arrangements) and policymakers of the contributions made by http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology Springer Journals

Older Workers and Caregiving in a Global Context

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Springer US
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Copyright © 2017 by Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
Subject
Social Sciences; Aging; Anthropology; Philosophy of Medicine; Geriatrics/Gerontology; Theory of Medicine/Bioethics
ISSN
0169-3816
eISSN
1573-0719
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10.1007/s10823-017-9328-2
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