[Compression of morbidity: a promising approach to alleviate the societal consequences of population ageing?].

There is an urgent need for strategies that alleviate the societal consequences of population ageing. A possible strategy is aiming for compression of morbidity. Some of the initial conditions for a compression of morbidity have been invalidated. This is, the life expectancy has shown a much stronger increase than was expected and the modal age at death has… CONTINUE READING