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Ageing in Asia and the Pacific [electronic resource] : emerging issues and successful practices / Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.

Contributor(s): United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Social policy paper: no. 10.Publisher: New York : United Nations, 2002Description: 1 online resource (viii, 103 p.) : col. ill.ISBN: 1417547707 (electronic bk.); 9781417547708 (electronic bk.); 9211201500; 9789211201505.Other title: Aging in Asia and the Pacific.Subject(s): Older people -- Services for -- Asia -- Case studies | Older people -- Services for -- Pacific Area -- Case studies | Older people -- Asia -- Social conditions | Older people -- Pacific Area -- Social conditions | Personnes �ag�ees, Services aux -- Asie -- Cas, �Etudes de | Personnes �ag�ees -- Pacifique, R�egion du -- Cas, �Etudes de | Personnes �ag�ees -- Asie -- Conditions sociales | Personnes �ag�ees -- Pacifique, R�egion du -- Conditions sociales | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Gerontology | FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- AgingGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Ageing in Asia and the Pacific.DDC classification: 305.26095 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
pt. 1. Ageing in Asia and the Pacific: socio-economic consequences and policy implications -- pt. 2. Population ageing: an Australian approach -- pt. 3. Older persons in emergencies: a case study of HelpAge India -- pt. 4. Integrated system of community-based care for older people: a case study of the Tsao Foundation.
Abstract: The publication aims to address major policy implications of population ageing in Asia and the Pacific and review successful cases in developing national policies and programmes on ageing. The publication is divided into four parts. Part one discusses the social and economic consequences and policy implications of ageing in Asia and the Pacific. Part two presents the approach followed by the Government of Australia in developing the national policy and strategy in meeting the challenges of ageing. Part three examines the case study of HelpAge India in providing support to older persons in emergencies while the last part, Part four presents the case study of the Tsao Foundation in Singapore in developing an integrated system of community-based care for older persons.
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"ST/ESCAP/2235"--T.p. verso.

"Sales No. E.03. II. F.13"--T.p. verso.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 27-30).

pt. 1. Ageing in Asia and the Pacific: socio-economic consequences and policy implications -- pt. 2. Population ageing: an Australian approach -- pt. 3. Older persons in emergencies: a case study of HelpAge India -- pt. 4. Integrated system of community-based care for older people: a case study of the Tsao Foundation.

The publication aims to address major policy implications of population ageing in Asia and the Pacific and review successful cases in developing national policies and programmes on ageing. The publication is divided into four parts. Part one discusses the social and economic consequences and policy implications of ageing in Asia and the Pacific. Part two presents the approach followed by the Government of Australia in developing the national policy and strategy in meeting the challenges of ageing. Part three examines the case study of HelpAge India in providing support to older persons in emergencies while the last part, Part four presents the case study of the Tsao Foundation in Singapore in developing an integrated system of community-based care for older persons.

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