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Participation society in The Netherlands

Yoeum Phor elderly woman cambodia The way The Netherlands has arranged their healthcare arrangements have changed a lot the last two decades. The many baby boomers gradually getting their pensions and often becoming less able with the rising of their age, is one if reasons – next to some culturally motivated reasons – that it was said – that the […] Continue reading →

Have you ever a seen a Coca Cola commercial with a smiling 85 year old couple?

Nou Tab in his 'house' in Cambodia, elderly man with no income or health care Have you ever seen a Coca Cola advertisement in which two smiling elderly of 85 years old look at each other, radiant, sipping on the same straw? Forget it. Our visual culture is focused on young body images. With a demography in which the vast majority is young this is the ideal, even for the […] Continue reading →

Barely any spending on elderly

Buo Phan (91) portrait elderly poor In a 2015 article in the Phnom Penh Post, we find affirmation for what we were suspecting during our research on elderly in Cambodia. We went through all budget information released by the Cambodian government to find how much of their budget is allocated to elderly support. Our fellow researcher translated all from Khmer, looking […] Continue reading →

Policy on elderly: trends in Cambodia 3

OPA policy in rural area Cambodia Elderly policy in Cambodia As we do in other countries, we also research the current demographic trends and policy to find important developments and key issues. In a serie of 3 articles you can read about Cambodia. According to the strategic planning for 2014 to 2018 the Ministry of Social affairs, Veterans and Youth is […] Continue reading →

Policy on elderly: trends in Cambodia 2

Environment elderly cambodia As we do in other countries, we also research the current demographic trends and policy to find important developments and key issues. In a serie of 3 articles you can read about Cambodia. From all census and research information done in Cambodia, the following key issues are formulated: 1. Poverty Many elderly are living in […] Continue reading →

Policy on elderly: trends in Cambodia 1

As we do in other countries, we also research the current demographic trends and policy to find important developments and key issues. In a serie of 3 articles you can read about Cambodia.  Age group 1998 2008 2018 2038 2048 0 – 14 42.8 33.7 28.5 22.1 20.8 65+ 3.5 4.3 5.0 9.1 11.3 Source: […] Continue reading →

WHAT WE DO

We do research into the phenomena of an aging world. The world is changing rapidly into a world with old people. In 2050 the world will know 25% of people older than 60, also having a live expectancy of 85. The number of new born children is diminishing day by day. To get older is […] Continue reading →

Mr. Oeun, 60 years old

    This is Mr. Oeun he is 60 years old. We met him begging on the Kendal market at the riverside. He arrived yesterday in Phnom Penn. He left his family in the province because he did not want to bother them and be a burden for them. When we ask him about loneliness […] Continue reading →

Aging around the world: facts and figures

During our research for the facts and figures on ageing in the countries we visited, we encounter information that gives a very distinct picture of the rapid ageing of the world population. In the 2015 report of the United Nations Population Fund, called “Ageing in the Twenty-First century: a celebration and a challenge”, they collected […] Continue reading →