age or youth oriented?

  • Vedin discusses aging in the context of the Hofstede descriptors. In countries characterized by respect for the elderly, what will be the impact of soaring costs to care for larger numbers of them? In other countries, what will be the impact of the aging population on working life and family life – especially considering de facto extensions of retirement age to maintain healthcare coverage or survive pension plan failure? And, as various cultures intermingle, will the societies become more age-oriented or more youth-oriented?
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