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Read what our team publishes on the aging and long-term care in the media:
 

11/11/2019
El País

"I am old and I do what I want" (only available in Spanish: Soy viejo y hago lo que quiero), by Pablo Ibarraran
Carmen doesn't want euphemisms. Every time you hear expressions as an elderly person, older person, person in the third of fourth age or older adult you are revolted with unimaginable vehemence at 87. "We are old, old, or grapdparents, if you like. There's nothing wrong with… [click here to read more]

09/30/2019
El País

"Aging in female" (only available in Spanish: Envejecer en femenino), by Marco Stampini
The aging of the population is called to be one of the most significant social transformations of the 21st century, according to the United Nations Organizations (UN). The forecast, revised this year, consider … [click here to read more]

08/18/2019
El Economista

"Long-term Services for Wellness" (only available in Spanish: Servicios de cuidado para el bienestar), by Pablo Ibarraran and Mylena Aguilar
Mexico is a young country, but it will soon cease to be so. If in 2015, 10% of Mexicans were 60 years of age or older, by 2050 it will be 25% of the population. This creates challenges and opportunities. Among the challenges are the need... [click here to read more]

06/26/2019
El País

"Combing Gray Hair Creates Jobs" (only available in Spanish: Peinar canas da trabajo), by Marco Stampini
In a television ad in the United States, an elderly woman with silvery hair and radiant skin smiles with perfect white teeth, as she assures viewers that moving to the apartment block for older adults that can be viewed behind her is the best decision she has ever made. An attractive... [click here to read more]

07/09/2018
El País

"More Care Must Be Provided" (only available in Spanish: Hay que poner más cuidado), by Marco Stampini
The accelerated ageing process that countries in Latin America and the Caribbean are experiencing has turned the dependence and care of the elderly into issues of utmost concern. Although this region has not yet reached the level of ageing in Europe,... [click here to read more]

05/31/2018
El País

"Chronically Alive, Clinically Chronic" (only available in Spanish: Crónicamente vivos, clínicamente crónicos), by Pablo Ibarrarán
Try typing in your Internet browser the words live more years . In less than a second you will get about 53 million of results: the list of the best tricks..., the seven Japanese secrets... Now type in "elderly populations." The tone of the 186,000 results... [click here to read more]

05/05/2018
El País

"Pending Dependency" (only available in Spanish: Pendientes de la dependencia), by Marco Stampini
For the first time in history, most people can aspire to live 60 years or more. This reality is accompanied by another that every day becomes more troubling: the population is aging by leaps and bounds as a result of that greater life expectancy and the important falls... [click here to read more]

03/28/2018
El País

"Being Farsighted Is Not Just for Old People" (only available in Spanish: Ser previsor no es cosa de viejos), by Marco Stampini
Latin America and the Caribbean is aging at an accelerated and unprecedented pace. Currently, 11 percent of its inhabitants are over 60 years old, a percentage that still does reach the level an aged population as in the case of Europe (23.9 percent) or America... [click here to read more]

02/28/2018
El País

"Latin America Loses Its Memory", (only available in Spanish: América Latin pierde la memoria), by Patricia Jara
After recognizing that his father is severely affected by Alzheimer's disease, Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft, announced that he will donate a million dollar amount of money for research in the fight against this degenerative disease. A few... [click here to read more]

02/22/2018
El País

"The demographic Bill Is About to Come Due. Do We Have Funds in the Account?", (only available in Spanish: La fractura demográfica está al llegar ¿tenemos fondos en la cuenta? ), by Nadín Medellín y Pablo Ibarrarán
Latin America and the Caribbean is in full demographic transition, that is, it is going from having high fertility rates and mortality that involve the birth of many children but the survival of few, to another reality in which families have few... [click here to read more]
Related external news

12/07/2018 “While Latin America Is Advancing in the Care of Its Older Adults, Mexico Is Not Even Considering It” (available only in Spanish: América Latina avanza en el cuidado de sus adultos mayores, mientras México ni siquiera los considera), posted on Animal Politico. In Mexico more than 60 percent of older adults live with some type of disability or limitation and almost all of them are cared for at home without government assistance… [click here to read more]