Monday, 20 April 2015 20:53

URUGUAY: One-Third of Elderly Live in Poverty

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Multiple media outlets reported on 16-18 March that the economic vulnerability of a large segment of older adults is large (one in three), is one of the conclusions of the study "An Overview of Aging in Uruguay." The study, by IPES details the circumstances of the elderly in Uruguay with the aim of contributing to the development of policies that ensure adequate protection of the elderly in the country. The investigation was coordinated by Federico Rodríguez and Cecilia Rossel, and had the support of UNFPA.

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