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Informal activities and marginal occupations are almost certainly increasing, as is the return of urban-rural migration, which can increase financial insecurity for many people. Remittances to rural areas, where many elderly relatives remain, almost certainly fall in times of economic retrenchment. Phillips previously. Indeed, some older employees in formal occupations, where age often equates with higher salary costs, can find themselves targeted in redundancies. Changing family structures/contexts: shifting sands in intergenerational relations Family care and filial piety There is widespread and continuing public and private affirmation of the importance of family and community support for older persons across the region.

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Varied ageing profiles but some common socioeconomic characteristics The countries may be varied in terms of ‘ageing profiles’ but, as a group, they share some common features which characterize the socioeconomic environments in which ageing and the context of this book are set. Economic growth rather than investment was widely assumed to underpin what limited social security existed in most countries. 3b Nine selected countries in Asia-Pacific: expectation of life at birth (years), 1995, 2010, 2025.

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