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All Our Futures: Planning for a Scotland with an Ageing Population

Scottish Executive Country Resources Older Persons General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans and service standards Scotland, United Kingdom 1 March 2007 Policy document elderly care, social security

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This strategy was developed to consider how best to respond to and plan for a Scotland with an ageing population. It sets the vision for a future Scotland which will value and benefit from the talents and experience of its older people. Too often, population ageing has been seen in negative terms, with the emphasis on an increasing burden on health and social care services, rather than on the value that older people bring. The skills and life experience of older people are an asset in any nation, and Scotland can and should benefit from its changing age profile.

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