Author(s): Kalache A, Gatti A
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Abstract The paper reflects the message of the WHO Policy Framework on Active Ageing. The Policy Framework is intended to inform discussion and the formation of action plans that promote healthy and active ageing. It was developed by WHO's Ageing and Life Course Programme as a contribution to the Second United Nations World Assembly on Ageing held in April 2002. The paper presents the challenge of rapid ageing population, especially in developing countries. And it discusses the concept and the rational of the active ageing. Policy Responses to this challenge are identify in the final part of the paper.
This article was published in Adv Gerontol
and referenced in Journal of Alzheimers Disease & Parkinsonism