Old age and Dependency

Challenges and perspectives for an ageing international population

A recent study, published by the American Census Bureau, indicated that by 2020, the population of 65 years old and older, on an international level, will be more numerous than those of children aged less than 5 years. Elderly people will represent 17% of the planet’s...

25th International Day for the Elderly

The International Day for the Elderly, instituted by the UNO in 1990, is being celebrated worldwide on October 1st.. The object of this day is to raise public awareness on the issue of growing old and the immense solitude of our elders. It is also a day where we can...

Launching the campagne “Messages for Life”

  On June 15, 2015, the World Day against maltreatment of the elderly, Alliance VITA launches the campaign “Messages for Life”, in the face of a growing isolation and exclusion of the elderly in society; we need to meet with our elders to receive what...