Ageing and life-course

Publications on ageing and life course


World report on ageing and health

This report outlines a framework for action to foster Healthy Ageing built around the new concept of functional ability. Making these investments will have valuable social and economic returns, both in terms of health and wellbeing of older people and in enabling their on-going participation in society.

Good health adds life to years

This publication, released on World Health Day 2012, looks at existing health data and draws on some exciting new work to help better understand the needs of older people and identify actions we can all take.

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