The United Nations celebrates the International Day of Older Persons every year on October 1 with a goal of raising awareness of the impact of an ageing population and the need to ensure people can grow old with dignity.
Read more about the UN’s NGO Committee on Aging.
These two excellent videos discuss current ideas about the aging world population.
Slideshow: Ageing in the 21st Century: A Celebration and a Challenge
HOW AN AGEING POPULATION WILL CHANGE THE WORLD – BBC NEWS