Simulation allows us to think about what the future might be. It also helps us to understand the current reality and day-to-day life of people, in this article, elderly ones.
Drafting global strategies for an improved care of that fragile population as one of the results of those simulations is crucial in today’s world. Actually, we need to plan for their evolution and needs as they will soon represent the majority of the society.
A Silver Tsunami Invades The Health Of Nations – Forbes – 2015
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Ageing and the Macroeconomy – NAP – 2012 (free registration to access free PDF)
Video: MIT constructs old-age-simulator suit to make young people feel elderly – Popular Science – 2012
The silver tsunami – The Economist – 2010