Wednesday, March 11, 2015
The Best And Worst Countries In The World To Grow Old In...
What country will have the best health care and pensions that you'll be entitled to and what country is on your bucket list perhaps. Unless you're very entitled and then you'll be more concerned about the restaurants, the climate, the beaches and the golf courses. Or the fishing.
The answer is probably to stay right where you are no matter the state of the economy, the pension fund or the weather because you won't be entitled to any social services anywhere else.
But here's how in a recent survey a few countries did or didn't stack up.
Germany, Norway, the US and Ireland got the tick, Brazil, Australia, France and India are sort of ok and South Africa, Japan, the UK and Russia all ended up in the 'worst' category.
Funny how Aotearoa New Zealand, The Land Of The Long White Cloud didn't get a mention.
Hey, there's no place like home...