Misallocation of resources to protect the aged

The aged are not getting the care, protection and basic necessities that society can afford. Resources are assumed to be scarce yet both public and private spending patterns indicate otherwise. Band-aids solution to elder's needs then clog delivery systems and mediate against finding real solutions and allocating funds effectively.
Related Problems:
Inadequate income in old age
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
Date of last update
01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET