Ageing Populations

A mindmap about aging populations, which shows

  • causes
  • problems
  • solutions
  • gives examples of case studies

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  • AGEING POPULATIONS
    • CAUSES
      • THE 'BABY BOOM' AFTER TEH WROLD WAS TWO LED TO AN INCREASE OF THE POPULATION, THESE BABIES ARE NOW AT RETIRMENT AGE
      • WOMAN ARE NOW GETTING MORE OPPORTUNITIES OF A HIGHER EDUCATION AND OCCUPATIONS.
        • THEY WILL WANT TO START FAMILIES LATER AND THEREFORE WILL ONLY BE ABLE TO HAVE LESS OF TEHM
      • PEOPLE ARE GETTING MARRIED AT AN OLDER AGE AND THEREFORE HAVE LESS TIME TO HAVE CHILDREN
      • THERE HAS BEEN IMPROVEMENTS IN HEALTH CARE AND ADVANCES IN MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY, PROLONGING LIFE
      • THE POPULATION STRUCTURE IS WORKED OUT THROUGH THE DEPENDENCY RATIO
        • (% UNDER 16S) + %OF OVER 65S) / THE % OF PEOPLE WORKING X 100
    • SOLUTIONS
      • ENCOURAGE TO PEOPLE TO SAVE THEIR OWNINGS
      • RISE THE RETIERMENT AGE TO 64
      • ENLIGHTEN THE EMPLOYERS OF THE BENEFITS OF HAVING A SKILLED AND EXPERIENCED WORK FORCE
    • CASE STUDIES
      • JAPAN
      • EAST DEVON
    • PROBLEMS
      • MOBILITY
        • ELDERLY PEOPLE MAY NOT BE ABLE TO DRIVE AND THEREFORE RELY UPON PUBLIC TRANSPORT MORE, FOR THIS TO HAPPEN THERE NEEDS TO BE SPECIAL FEATURES ON BUSES AND TRAINS, SUCH AS LIFTS
      • THEY NO LONGER PAY TAXES
      • A STRAIN ON nhs AND GOVERNEMNT FUNDING
      • HOUSING
        • SPECIASL HOUSING IS NEEDED THAT CAN BE EXPENSIVE
          • THE GOVERNMENT HELP PAY WHICH IS A STRAIN ON THE GOVERNMENTS FUNDS
      • THE COUNTRIES POPULATION STRUCTURE MAY GO ITO THE FORTH STAGE WHICH IS DANGEROUS AS IT MEANS THAT THERTE WILL BE PROBEOLMS FOR TEH COUNTRY ECONOMICALLY.
      • THERE WILL NOT BE ENOUGH PEOPLE TO WORK AND PROVIDE AND CARE FOR THE ELDERLY THAT NEED IT
  • PROBLEMS
    • MOBILITY
      • ELDERLY PEOPLE MAY NOT BE ABLE TO DRIVE AND THEREFORE RELY UPON PUBLIC TRANSPORT MORE, FOR THIS TO HAPPEN THERE NEEDS TO BE SPECIAL FEATURES ON BUSES AND TRAINS, SUCH AS LIFTS
    • THEY NO LONGER PAY TAXES
    • A STRAIN ON nhs AND GOVERNEMNT FUNDING
    • HOUSING
      • SPECIASL HOUSING IS NEEDED THAT CAN BE EXPENSIVE
        • THE GOVERNMENT HELP PAY WHICH IS A STRAIN ON THE GOVERNMENTS FUNDS
    • THE COUNTRIES POPULATION STRUCTURE MAY GO ITO THE FORTH STAGE WHICH IS DANGEROUS AS IT MEANS THAT THERTE WILL BE PROBEOLMS FOR TEH COUNTRY ECONOMICALLY.
    • THERE WILL NOT BE ENOUGH PEOPLE TO WORK AND PROVIDE AND CARE FOR THE ELDERLY THAT NEED IT

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