According to aarpinternational.org, Germany is currently one of five “super-aged” societies in the world, and its population of those age 65 and older will continue to grow, reaching nearly one-third of the total population by 2050.
« This phenom would affect more persons that have been through a long period of unemployement, such as mothers », says Peter Haan, co-author of the study.
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It is possible that Miss Ingeborg Syllm-Rapoport will enter the Guinness Book of World Records after she become the oldest woman to ever receive a doctoral degree.
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