An Image of Aging People's Life Expectations with a Focus on Iran
Humanities and Social Sciences
Volume 7, Issue 3, May 2019, Pages: 83-88
Received: Jan. 22, 2019; Accepted: Apr. 12, 2019; Published: Jun. 24, 2019
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Mohammad Taghi Sheykhi, Department of Social Science, Alzahra University, Tehran, Iran
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The research investigates how due to technological change and medical improvement since mid 20th century people's life course has expanded, followed by new social, economic and medical expectations. People in their late sixties are expecting higher standards and improved quality of life as compared with previous generations. Similarly, because of adoption of new standards including lower birth rates within the generations in their fertility life course, increasing aging is expected in the decades to come. Under such circumstances, appropriate plans and policies need you be executed to expand the emerging expectations of the elderly people. The elderly people's social security and pension system need to be modified and improved. In the absence of which the aging people will remain poor and in an uneasy quality of life.
Technological Change, Expanding Life Expectancy, New Expectations, Plans & Policies, Quality of Life
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Mohammad Taghi Sheykhi, An Image of Aging People's Life Expectations with a Focus on Iran, Humanities and Social Sciences. Vol. 7, No. 3, 2019, pp. 83-88. doi: 10.11648/j.hss.20190703.11
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