Not all older people are vulnerable, or need social assistance, however societies still have to be geared up to the challenges that this increase in ageing population presents and adapt social and economic policies accordingly. The Strategic Framework is aimed at implementing one of the purposes of ASEAN as set out in the ASEAN Charter to enhance the well-being and livelihood of the peoples of ASEAN by providing them with equitable access to opportunities for human development, social welfare and justice.

Language: English

Published: ASEAN, 2012