Take a Stand Against Ageism
The theme for this year is “Take a Stand Against Ageism”. In coordination with our global partners, WHO supports the campaign against ageism, recognizing the serious and insidious impact of ageist attitudes and practices on the lives of older persons.
2 billionpeople will be over 60 years old by 2050Read the ageing fact sheet
80%of people over 60 will live in low- and middle-income countries by 2050.Read about public health implications of ageing populations
7.5 yearsincrease in life expectancy when one thinks positively about ageing.Read about combatting ageism