Content with the tag: demografía
Welfare state, life cycle and demography
How does the ageing of the population affect the welfare state? The tenth Dossier from the Social Observatory of ”la Caixa” Foundation analyses policies that must be applied throughout the life cycle to guarantee intergenerational justice.
Population changes can occur due to variations in the population caused by natural changes and migratory movements.
“When grandparents contribute to childcare, the birth rate increases”
Do we reproduce the behaviour of our parents? Aart Liefbroer talks to us about the intergenerational transmission of demographic behaviour.
How are our households made up?
25.6% of Spanish households were made up of one adult without children in 2017. Which family model is predominant in the rest of Europe?
The new carers
Who cares for the carers? This article by the Social Observatory of ”la Caixa” explains the changes that have taken place in the figure of the carer and also the importance of carers receiving care too.
“Reablement is a new way of working, with the aim of improving elderly people’s independence.”
Tine Rostgaard, a lecturer in Citizenship and Elderly People in Denmark, introduces in this interview the concept of reablement and explains how work is being done in other countries to stimulate the elderly people’s independence.
Growing numbers of elderly women will live alone: how should we respond?
Why is the number of elderly women who live alone continually increasing? The Social Observatory of ”la Caixa” studies the causes of this phenomenon, which has important implications in the design of welfare policies.
Contribution of elderly people to the care of family members
How do elderly people contribute to intergenerational care? In 2016, some 35% of elderly people in our country regularly took charge of caring for their grandchildren.
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