Interventions to Improve Late Life

Published in: Population and Development Review, v. 35, no. 2, June 2009, p. 331-340

Posted on RAND.org on June 01, 2009

by Linda G. Martin

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Comments on the future of the demography of aging at an invited session of the 2008 annual meeting of the Population Association of America. The author proposes that population scientists working in aging emulate those studying fertility and family planning in previous decades, learning from interventions (in this case, aimed at increasing retirement savings and reducing disability at older ages).

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