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By Phellas Constantinos (auth.), Constantinos Phellas (eds.)

ISBN-10: 1441983449

ISBN-13: 9781441983442

ISBN-10: 1441983457

ISBN-13: 9781441983459

Between longer lifestyles expectations and declining start charges, Europe’s elder inhabitants is becoming right into a widespread minority with significant impression on international locations, healthiness structures, and economies—in different phrases, worldwide implications in addition to neighborhood and local ones. these making an investment within the wellbeing and fitness of older adults want a double standpoint: the social and scientific complexity of getting older and the bigger forces shaping those experiences.

Aging in eu Societies examines getting older tendencies around the continent, examining person and collective variables that have an effect on the lives of older adults, and drawing salient comparisons with different elements of the realm. An interdisciplinary panel of specialists offers conception, learn, and empirical findings (with examples from the united kingdom, Cyprus, Sweden, and others) in key parts comparable to family members and social helps, actual and cognitive adjustments, dependence and autonomy concerns, and dwelling preparations. The book’s wide-net procedure deals insights into not just getting older, yet getting older good. And of specific significance, it info methods to defining and measuring the elusive yet an important suggestion, caliber of lifestyles. integrated within the coverage:

  • The strength for expertise to enhance elders’ caliber of life.
  • Dementia and caliber of existence issues.
  • Changes in sensible skill with getting older and over time.
  • Family networks and helps in older age.
  • Factors influencing inequalities in caliber of life.
  • Late-life studying within the E.U.

Gerontologists, sociologists, healthiness and cross-cultural psychologists, and public well-being policymakers will welcome Aging in eu Societies as a springboard towards persevered dialogue, new instructions for learn, and enhancements in coverage and practice.

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While a strong public sector involvement in the pension system through the establishment of statutory schemes is a common feature for all Member States, the importance of occupational and private pension provisions varies across countries. Statutory earnings-related oldage pension schemes (either a common scheme for all employees or several parallel 4 Women tend to predominate among those with atypical contracts; they tend to earn less than men and tend to take career breaks for caring responsibilities more often than men.

16 G. Amitsis Future levels of pensions in relation to earnings (income replacement levels) will depend on different factors, notably the pace of accrual of pension entitlements14 (which is strongly linked to the developments in regional labour markets), the maturation of pension schemes and the effect of institutional reforms. However, most Member States are in a situation where reforms of statutory schemes will lead to a decrease of replacement rates at given retirement ages. This most probably reflects of reforms that have lowered future benefit levels at a fixed retirement age in order to cope with increasing longevity and the expenditure this would otherwise entail (Amitsis 2011).

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