Japan has the world’s oldest population. Pictured: Japanese ‘girl band’ KBG84. Photo: AFP

From dementia to jobs, does Japan’s ageing society hold the secret to growing old gracefully?

  • Forget the warnings of ticking time bombs and demographic crises just for a moment – there are positives to having the ‘world’s oldest population’, too
  • Japan is leading the way for other ageing societies in areas such as welfare funding, dementia care and social initiatives for the retired
Topic |   Japan
Japan has the world’s oldest population. Pictured: Japanese ‘girl band’ KBG84. Photo: AFP
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