The proportion of Florida’s population that is 60 and older is growing more rapidly than other components of the population. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that 32.5 percent of Florida’s population will be 60 and older by the year 2030, an increase of 34 percent from 2012.
Which cultures respect the elderly?
7 Cultures That Celebrate Aging And Respect Their Elders
“Old man” isn’t a bad word in Greek.
In Korea, elders are highly respected.
Chinese children care for their parents in old age.
In India, elders are the head of the family.
In ancient Rome, elders were a precious resource.
What countries treat the elderly the worst?
Afghanistan is the worst country for the elderly. At 60 years old, Afghan residents could expect only 9.2 years of good health — one of the only nations in the world where healthy life expectancy at 60 was less than a decade.