Demographic changes opening the way for an age-friendly Nordic region
Soon 25 percent of the population in the Nordic countries will be over 65 years of age. In Sweden this is already the case. The fact that more people are living longer is a good thing – but an ageing population is a significant issue that impacts our social systems. These groups are big consumers of health and social care. At the same time, many people remain healthy right up to a very old age and for these people it is a matter of creating good communities in which to grow old.
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