Population ageing presents challenges and opportunities that societies must adapt to and governments must respond to.
Social protection provides secure incomes for people in old age, and it provides long-term benefits.
Integrated healthcare systems need to be strengthened to address the increasing complexity of health and care issues in old age.
These multifunctional organisations provide social activities for retired people and address interrelated needs of the community.
Older people are most affected by emergencies. But they can also help in an emergency and play an active role in disaster risk reduction.