Equity Important or Senior Years Will Be Silver for Some and Lead for Others, Helsinki Forum Told

The biggest mistake countries can make is to see ageing as a problem, Mr Martin Seychell, Deputy Director-General for Health in the European Union (EU), has said.

“Elderly people can be both contributors to productivity, thanks to their labour activities directly, and consumers for various goods and services,” he said.

Speaking at the High-Level Forum on the Silver Economy attended by people from 45 countries on Tuesday (July 9), Mr Seychell said good primary care is essential for healthy ageing.

Source: The Straits Times

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