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Elderly

UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being

Organizations relating to Elderly

NGO Committee on Ageing, Vienna
International Coalition for Aging and Physical Activity
Voluntary and Christian Service / Est. 1953
Servants of Charity / Est. 1908
International Association for Physical Therapists Working with Older People / Est. 2002
Older Women's Network - Europe / Est. 1993
European Committee to Develop Creativeness among the Aged / Est. 1971
Episcopal Society for Ministry on Aging
Housing for Older People in Europe / Est. 1993
International Society for Chronobiology / Est. 1937
Convention Concerning the Establishment of an International Scheme for the Maintenance of Rights under Invalidity, Old-age and Widows' and Orphans' Insurance / Est. 1936
European Anti-Ageing Association
Afroelder International
World Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine / Est. 2001
Asia Pacific Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine
International Association of Universities of the Third Age / Est. 1973
Geneva International Network on Ageing / Est. 1996
Road Scholar - Elderhostel / Est. 1975
European Academy of Anti-Aging and Aesthetic Medicine
The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous / Est. 1986
World Association for the Senior Citizens Union / Est. 1976
Technology Initiative for Disabled and Elderly People / Est. 1993
International Senior Citizens Association / Est. 1963
World Masters Athletics / Est. 1977
International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons

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World Problems relating to Elderly

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Social isolation of the elderly
Substance abuse by the elderly
Decline in cognitive ability with ageing
Social withdrawal of aged
Abandoned elderly
Urinary incontinence
Unnecessary surgery
Exploitation of the elderly
Abusive treatment of the aged
Ageism
Disrespect for elders
Depressed industries
Age-related memory loss
Age discrimination in employment
Insufficient retirement funds
Limited social guidance from older generations
Substandard shipping vessels
Generation communication gap
Late pregnancies
Ageing of world population
Excessive longevity
Trauma of ageing women
Susceptibility of the old to physical ill-health
Later marriages
Crisis in long-term pension funds

Action Strategies relating to Elderly

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Committing murder of the aged
Using female hormone replacement therapy
Ensuring structured participation of elders
Providing for ageing people
Coping with population ageing
Increasing product longevity
Caring for the aged
Re-educating and employing elders
Promoting safety for older people at home
Strengthening monopoly of power by the elderly
Increasing housebound seniors' mobility
Reducing dependence of the aged
Protecting against vulnerability of elders' property
Supplying senior citizen transportation
Investigating murder of the aged
Correcting mental disorders of the aged
Treating drug abuse and alcohol dependency of the aged
Neglecting the elderly
Reporting negligent old age care
Limiting monopoly of power by the elderly
Increasing productivity of aged
Providing auxiliary services by the old to the young
Integrating elderly women into development
Denying rights to elderly
Witnessing communal journey

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