"Active ageing is the process of optimizing opportunities for health, participation and security in order to enhance quality of life as people age."
- World Health Organization 2002 Policy Framework
"The Fourth Industrial Revolution will bring new technologies that offer inroads to approaches to promoting health and wealth for the elderly. The widespread creation and adoption of these technologies for older adults and their professional and unprofessional caregivers will require effective, intuitive and affordable innovation."
- World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Ageing
"Expanding the availability of child-care facilities, removing fiscal disincentives to dependents' labor participation, and promoting flexible employment can be especially effective at raising female and elderly labor participation."
- International Monetary Fund Regional Economic Outlook Asia and Pacific 2017
"Population ageing is a cause for celebration, as nutrition and health improved and more and more persons are living until old age. While population ageing itself is not a problem, it has many economic and social ramifications, if a society is not prepared for the demographic shift."
- United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific