Those of us in the ageing field are well aware of the demographic trends around the world that loom ahead and that will present many opportunities as well as many challenges.   But there are many out there who haven’t gotten the message.

One group who clearly understands the issue is the Center for Strategic and International Studies.  Through their Global Aging Initiative, CSIS continually raises awareness of the scope and magnitude of these changes, to encourage timely reform.

GAI published an editorial yesterday in the Washington Post giving a compelling argument for policy makers, government leaders and everyone else to pay attention to this demographic tsunami.