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Maximize Individual and Societal Opportunities Presented by Increased Longevity

January 13, 2014 at 5:44 pm Comments are off for this post

It’s hard to predict the future, but one thing is certain, people are living longer and the number of older persons is growing. Declining fertility and increasing life expectancy are fostering a rapidly aging world. Thus it was most fitting that social work become a beacon for expertise addressing the challenges and exploiting the opportunities presented by individual and societal aging.