Aging Populations: Lessons In Healthy Aging From Japan

Presentation Group Representative : Hiroko Komatsu (Faculty of Nursing and Medical Care)
  • 3. Good health and well-being
  • 10. Reduced inequalities
Tokyo Midtown East B1F Hall A
Booth No.E53

Aging Populations: Lessons In Healthy Aging From Japan

Person in Charge of the Project : Tomoko Koike

Approximately 28% of Japans present population is 65 or over. It is expected that by 2030, one out of every three people will be elderly. On this course, youll consider the challenges of an aging population, and discover why this super-aging society does not lack vitality.You will explore the concept of healthy aging from a scientific and healthcare perspective, and identify the impact of social engagement for aging populations. Youll also learn the policies surrounding age-inclusivity in Japan, and discover how the government and communities are supporting their aging society together.