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Population aging is a global reality. In Brazil, ten years ago the elderly accounted for a number of 14.5 million (8% of total population). In 2020 it is estimated it to double to 26.3 million. Currently, there are 18 million people over 60 years old, representing 12% of the Brazilian population. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), by 2050 the number of men and women over 80 old can overcome the children, adolescents and young adults.
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