WP4: Characteristics-based approach to define ‘old age’

fotolia_63556875

WP Leader: IIASA; Prof Sergei Scherbov and Prof Warren Sanderson.

Finally, a reconceptualization of ‘old age’ will be developed using projections of the proportion of older adults in a given population over time, exploring also the added value of health status in the new definition and the policy implications of different definitions of ageing.