Ep. 15: Aging and Insecurity with Peter Lloyd-Sherlock, University of East Anglia

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Peter Lloyd-Sherlock examines the social protection, health, and well being of older people in developing countries. In this conversation he looks at some myths about elder care in developing countries (strong family support is not always present or adequate), considers the responsibilities of researchers who collaborate with NGOs, and calls for greater social care for elders. Peter Lloyd-Sherlock is Professor of Social Policy & International Development in the School of International Development at East Anglia University, England. His main area of research is the social protection, health, and well being of older people in developing countries. He is also interested in the economic and social effects of non-communicable diseases, such as stroke, heart disease and Alzheimer’s Disease. He works closely with a wide range of international development agencies.

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