Daily Archives: October 7, 2014

Our Bolivian elderly and The Global AgeWatch Index 2014

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Bolivia went down to the 51st position from 46th last year.

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http://www.helpage.org/global-agewatch/population-ageing-data/country-ageing-data/?country=Bolivia%2B%2528Plurinational%2BState%2Bof%2529

Bolivia’s stronghold regarding the elderly is their families. Bolivians in general like to live with their elderly, few of us end up in nursing homes.

Over the sat ten years, it was very common to see people get up in a bus and give the seat to an elderly, unfortunately that is fading away…

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