In this study, in the concept of theoretical frame the terms old age,ageing, gerontology and geriatrics were defined. Then the characteristics and problems of old age; the statistics from Turkey and the world about the elderly and general policies about the old were given. After that, the effects of the 2nd World Assembly on Ageing done by UN in 2002 on the countries’ ageing policies were stated. Within this scope, the examples of ageing policies from Turkey, Thailand, Spain and Russia, all of which are in different continents, were given..
|Author :||Şeyda DEMİR|
|Number of pages:||365-380|