Colombia ranks 54th in global study on elderly well-being

A report on elderly well-being developed by HelpAge International and the United Nations Fund for Population and Development (UNFPA) puts Colombia in 54th place out of 90 countries included in the study.

The Global Index of Aging, released on Tuesday on the UN’s International Day of Older Persons, was the first research paper of its kind to measure the quality of life and well-being of elderly people across the world. The report analyzes factors such as income, health, education, employment and age-friendly environment in each country using data from global agencies including the UN, the World Health Organization and the World Bank.

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