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Cruz Castillo, Alba Lucía


This essay intends to think of the presented policies for the adult population and older population based on the concept of social protection. Some backgrounds are identified which have become in public interest issues such as demographic changes in Latin America and Colombia. Besides, it is pointed that in Latin America spaces have been opened for discussion of policies and, in the Colombian context, it has been written the concept of social protection and the political consequences of aging and old age for application in the public sphere. A description of the problems facing the implementation of such policies such as social exclusion, economic insecurity and low coverage of public services, and, to conclude, raises a position on the implementation of these policies in the Colombian context.

Palabras clave

Adulto mayor, Calidad de vida, Políticas públicas

Tipo de documento

Trabajo de grado - Pregrado

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Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

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Programa académico

Trabajo Social


Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Sociales


Universidad de La Salle. Facultad Ciencias Económicas y Sociales. Trabajo Social