ÎMBĂTRÂNIREA, UN PROCES IREVERSIBIL
AGEING, AN IRREVERSIBLE PROCESS
Facultatea de Psihologie, Ştiinţe ale Educaţiei şi Asistenţă Socială
Universitatea de Vest “Vasile Goldiş” Arad
,, A îmbătrâni este singurul mijloc de a trăi mai mult” Voltaire
The social protection system provides special services for elder people as a result of an elaborate analyze of their needs, complying their rights established by legal regulations. In every country world wide, the ageing phenomenon is present. The causes of the ageing phenomenon are various, some of the more important being considered the increasing average life span as a consequence of the medical progresses and, also, the population fertility decline.
Key words: ageing process, the average life span, population, fertility.