2020 is the year when Nature and its Corona gave us a lesson about something we always new: care is essential. We, humans, need care in many stages of our life.
How do we arrange care? How do we appreciate key workers?
There is evidence of solidarity actions and support for policies to assist the vulnerable in society, but that solidarity is nuanced, conditional and often fragile.
There are variations and cleavages across policy sectors and also between and within countries.*
If ranked among sovereign nations, the European Silver Economy (the economy of the population over 50) would currently be the third largest economy in the world, behind only the USA and China. And it will only continue to grow.