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Opinion

Rapidly aging populations need financial security, not just caregivers

Society can focus too much on work and ill health

| Japan

Over the past century, the average person has gained an extra 30 years of life and can now expect to live to 72.6. The U.N. estimates that there will be 2.1 billion people aged 60+ by 2050, out of a projected total population of 9.7 billion.

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