Searching with a thematic focus on Ageing in United States
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- DocumentCenter for Retirement Research, Boston College, 2016Social investing is the pursuit of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals through investment decisions. Public pension funds have been active in this arena since the 1970s, when many divested from apartheid South Africa. They have also aimed to achieve domestic goals, such as promoting union workers, economic development, and homeownership.DocumentPopulation Reference Bureau, 2013The number of international migrants more than doubled between1980 and 2010, from 103 million to 220 million. In 2013, the number of international migrants was 232 million and is projected to double to over 400 million by 2050.OrganisationApproximately one quarter of the people living with HIV in the USA 2005 were 50 or older, and studies project that by 2015 more than half of all people living with HIV in the US will be aged over 50.&DocumentCenter for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, 2011The Global Aging Preparedness Index (or GAP Index) aims to provide a comprehensive assessment of the progress that countries are making in preparing for global ageing, and particularly the “old-age dependency” dimension of the challenge.OrganisationThe Retirement Security Project is dedicated to promoting solutions to improve the retirement income prospects of millions of American workers.OrganisationThe Health Disparities Program is a resource for policymakers, planners, advocates, researchers and the media in understanding the unique health concerns of populations challenged by gaps in heaDocumentHealth Disparities Program, UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, 2010The elderly population (age 55 and older) among American Indians and Alaska Natives (AIAN) is projected to increase from 5.5% of the total U.S. AIAN population in 1990 to 12.6% in 2050. Many are failing to participate in health insurance programmes. The shifting demographic profile of the population calls for focused attention on the health status of AIAN elders.DocumentPopulation Reference Bureau, 2009This newsletter reviews some recent research on ageing and HIV/AIDS, trying to figure out HIV/AIDS risk factors and the cost-effectiveness of HIV screening for older adults in the US.DocumentCenter for Retirement Research, Boston College, 2009Many studies argue that projections of health care spending should be based on the assumption that age-specific health care spending should be assumed to decline because of reductions in age-specific mortality rates. This paper contradicts that hypothesis, considering its suggestion unjustified.DocumentNational Consumer Law Center, 2009This paper claims that the consumer protections built into the old reverse mortgages programme are being eclipsed by the drive to exploit senior home equity by major banks and insurance companies, among others. The paper indicates that this push threatens the financial well-being of America’s seniors due to its maximised loan volume that targets senior homeowners.