University of the Third Age: A Unique Model for Successful Implementation of “Active Ageing”

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Seyed Mehdi Tabatabaei 1 , * , Fatemeh Roostai 2

1 Health Promotion Research Center, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, IR Iran

2 Sistan and Balouchistan Provincial Health Center, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, IR Iran

How to Cite: Tabatabaei S M, Roostai F. University of the Third Age: A Unique Model for Successful Implementation of “Active Ageing”, Health Scope. 2014 ; 3(2):e93540. doi: 10.17795/jhealthscope-18297.

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Health Scope: 3 (2); e93540
Published Online: May 06, 2014
Article Type: Editorial
Received: May 13, 2019
Accepted: February 26, 2014
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Abstract

The world's population is rapidly ageing due to low birth rates and rising life expectancy. It is expected that between 2000 and 2050, the proportion of world's population over 60 years will double from about 11% to 22%.

Keywords

Aging Health

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