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An Ever- Aging Generation

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Population ageing is a shift in the distribution of a country's population towards older ages. This is usually reflected in an increase in the population's mean and median ages, a decline in the proportion of the population composed of children, and a rise in the proportion of the population that is elderly. Population ageing is widespread across the world. It is most advanced in the most highly developed countries. Today we have a new phenomenon with aging. With the increase in technology, education, and overall progression we have many populations of our global community with an older community of the rise. This brings both benefits and problems to all and will be discussed on our show.

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Dr. Brownell received her B.A. from the University of Wisconsin , and her M.S.W. and Ph.D. in Social Work from Fordham University.  Dr. Brownell has been active in the fields of domestic violence, aging and public welfare for over 30 years. 

In this radio show we will make sure we cover health issues dominant in women’s lives and how to help combat them. If you are interested in joining our discussion, please send an email to vow@africanviews.org to schedule and announce your participation on the show, otherwise mark your calendar and call in during the show to join the discussion.