AECOM Impact Blog: Planning for Aging Populations

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AECOM Impact Blog: Planning for Aging Populations

By Paul Donlan, AECOM Director of Program, Cost, Consultancy and Head of Affordable Housing, Europe
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#Aging: More than 2 billion people expected to be 60+ in 2050. Read @AECOM's #AECOMImpact blog post: http://bit.ly/1wmroHs

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AECOM's Paul Donlan, director in the company's program, cost, consultancy business line and head of affordable housing, Europe, discusses how to address the future health care demands of an increasingly aging population.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 9:00am

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According to the United Nations' Population Division, globally, the number of people age 60 or older is expected to more than double from 841 million people in 2013 to more than 2 billion in 2050. More health care capacity is required to cater to this increase in demand, not only in terms of the acute medical needs that increase with age, but also in regard to long-term social care.

Read Paul Donlan's perspective on how to address future health care demand caused by an increasingly aging population.

 

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