Handicare and Age Co Report Reveals Optimal Countries for Older People to Reside

Handicare, together with Age Co, has published findings from their recent study which assesses the best countries for older individuals to live. This analysis considered various metrics such as living costs, healthcare systems, and retirement age to establish a ranking of nations.

According to the study, Norway is the premier destination for older residents. Following closely are Qatar, Finland, Malaysia, Sweden, and Japan, all making it to the top five. On the other end of the spectrum, Botswana, Ethiopia, Cameroon, Zimbabwe, and Hong Kong were ranked among the bottom five. Notably, the UK is positioned 35th.

The datasets employed for ranking included factors like life expectancy, health care index score, societal safety score (global peace index), happiness index score, cost of living index score, property prices index score, and retirement ages for men and women.

Although the UK stands at 35th place overall, it boasts high rankings in healthcare, the ratio of property price to income, and happiness.

To explore the rankings, analysis, and detailed findings, visit the full article at www.ageukmobility.co.uk/mobility-news/article/what-is-the-best-country-to-live-for-older-people.