Tag Archive: aging

Embracing Decline?

Understanding the Dynamics of Aging, Depopulation and Well-Being in Rural Japan A talk by Dr. Peter Matanle, University of Sheffield Since at least the 1950s, rural Japan has been slowly but steadily aging and depopulating. Youth migration to urban areas … Continue reading →

Library Services in Aging Japan

A Talk by Professor Chieko Mizoue, University of Tsukuba In Japan, one in every four individuals is over 65 years of age, and one in eight is over 75 years of age. This presents challenges to  all levels of government … Continue reading →