A reality that explains that, with the economic crisis fund, many of these older than 65 have had to resort to institutions charity for their livelihood. According to the latest data, the average pension is 914 euros, and the widow of 586 euros. However, the report also shows that is 70 years when saving has a markedly positive character for older persons, while for the rest of the population more geared to expenditure and consumption is negative. Caring for grandchildren one of the main tasks carried out 65 years of women’s collective is the care of the grandchildren, that has also increased with the crisis. According to statistics from the Institute of elderly and social services (Imserso), 50% of adults say almost daily care for their grandchildren. Of media, 5.3 hours men and 6.2 hours women. But the testimonials go beyond official statistics.
Thats not a job, it is an authentic taste, but that is the 24 hours a day, sentencing Maruja for who the only downside of caring for children is what we miss them When are not with her. To this it must be added that 33% of these women say that they have many obligations and missing them time in their day to day. So look upon how consider themselves, the study finds that almost half of them consider that a person is older from age 70 and for 6.4% of them already completed 80. A perception the social projection which, according to experts, is important for a good aging. And the data show that half of them feel very or fairly satisfied with their situation at present.
Among their fears, loneliness (30.5%), feeling useless (28.7%) and not be able to fend for itself (25.7%). Overall, seven out of ten of them are worried somehow his old age, five points above what it are men. Makes me happy every day, no worries.