America's Aging Society Problem: A Look to Japan for Lessons on Prevention


Ender Ricart

Asia Pacific Bulletin, No. 282


Washington, DC: East-West Center

Publication Date: October 21, 2014
Binding: electronic
Pages: 2
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Ender Ricart, Japan Studies Visiting Fellow at the East-West Center in Washington, explains that "If we look to Japan as an example, America could benefit from enacting like-minded policies that target and empower older adults aged 65 and over to make lifestyle choices that will prevent behaviorally caused diseases."

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