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Ageing and Life Expectancy

Policy Implications and Challenges
On Friday, 30 October 2015, experts from science and policy met for Population Europe’s event, co-organised with three universities (Kaunas University, University of Latvia, and Tallin University) in Latvia’s capital city of Riga to discuss demographic challenges in the Baltic countries.   [...]
How to stop financial abuse of older people with dementia
People with dementia often have difficulties in managing their finances, possibly due to a decline in their arithmetic abilities, increased forgetfulness, and impaired judgement. As a consequence, they may be more vulnerable to financial abuse such as theft, exploitation, or fraud than others. It is widely recognised as necessary to inform families and carers about potential vulnerabilities and to offer suggestions to prevent and minimize risk of harm and loss. [...]
Despite the ongoing crisis, Greek life expectancy is on the rise, report Roland Rau and Christina Bohk-Ewald from the University of Rostock. The numbers, they conclude, “indicate a certain resilience in Greece not hitherto reported.” These “Figures in Focus” are just one of three sections in Population Europe’s new format, Population Insights. The quarterly publication features thought-provoking pieces that highlight the work of leading population researchers throughout Europe.  [...]
Convergence and Divergence in Health and Life Expectancy in the Three Baltic Countries: Policy Implications and Challenges On behalf of the partners of Population Europe, we would like to cordially invite you to this Population Europe Event, organised in cooperation with the University of Latvia, the Estonian Institute for Population Studies at Tallinn University and Vytautas Magnus University in Kaunas, Lithuania:  [...]