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The increasing proportions of older people in populations are a reflection of global trends of increased longevity and decreased fertility rates. In the multifaceted consequences of this population change, the burden of increasing public expenditure on long-term care (LTC) may be one of the biggest problems for developed countries.1
Public expenditure on LTC is calculated by multiplying the number of adults aged 65 years and older by the average amount of public expenditure per individual in this age group. While it is estimated that the number of older adults will continue to increase in many countries, the corresponding increases in public expenditure per …
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