Population ageing is a defining global trend of the time. People are living longer, and more are older than ever before. Spectacular improvements in health and survival and reductions in fertility have driven this momentous shift, which has begun or is expected to begin soon in all countries and areas.

This report provides an overview of levels and trends in population ageing and the situation of older persons in Asia and the Pacific. It also provides an overview of policies and good practices on population ageing from across the region.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Ashwani Kumar Vs Union of India & Others dated 27/09/2022.

The Supreme Court directed the states and Union Territories to furnish information on their existing schemes operating for the welfare of the elderly with respect to (i) Pension for the elderly, (ii) old age homes in each district and (iii) levelled of geriatric care.

This paper assesses the latest evidence on climate change and population ageing in the Asia-Pacific region. It outlines implications climate change will have on meeting the objectives of MIPAA and the 2030 Agenda. The paper calls for a coherent policy approach that is inclusive and forward-looking.

Halfway into the implementation of the Global dementia action plan, the Global status report on the public health response to dementia takes stock of actions driven by Member States, WHO and civil society since the adoption of the global action plan, identifies barriers to its implementation especially in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, and high

This publication, 5th in series, has been prepared with the objective of providing data help to policy and programme making for elderly population. Attempts have been made to cull out data on different aspects of elderly population from different sources and put them together at one place.

This report explores the new poverty reduction strategy of the People's Republic of China and focuses on the vulnerable, particularly children, the elderly, and those whose access to health care is jeopardized by urbanization and aging. The People’s Republic of China has a long and successful record of poverty reduction.

Order of the Bombay High Court in the matter of Dhruti Kapadia & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 22/04/2021.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Dr. Ashwani Kumar Vs Union of India & Others dated 04/03/2021. The matter related to admission of elderly people on a priority basis in private hospitals besides government hospitals amid the COVID-19 scenario.

WHO published in 2017 the Guidelines on integrated care for older people. Integrated care for older people (ICOPE) reflects a community-based approach that will help to reorient health and social services towards a more person-centred and coordinated model of care that supports optimizing functional ability for older people.

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