Whither care of older persons in Sweden?--A prospective analysis based upon simulation model calculations, 2000-2030.

@article{Lagergren2005WhitherCO,
  title={Whither care of older persons in Sweden?--A prospective analysis based upon simulation model calculations, 2000-2030.},
  author={M{\aa}rten Lagergren},
  journal={Health policy},
  year={2005},
  volume={74 3},
  pages={325-34}
}
The increasing number of older persons to be expected in the coming decades raises serious questions concerning the resources that will be demanded for provision of long-term care of the frail elderly. Clearly there is a need for increased resources. However, simplistic calculations based upon the assumption that future needs of care will be proportional to the number of old persons per age group seem to lead to substantially exaggerated results by failing to take into account the positive… CONTINUE READING

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