A government strategy drafted with Japan’s graying society in mind proposes increasing the mandatory ages for retirement and eligibility for medical services, according to the draft outline obtained by Kyodo News.
The new plan, to be finalized Dec. 21 by the Cabinet, follows a review of the first outline, which was set in 1996 under the basic law on measures for the nation’s aging society. For several years to come, the outline will serve as a guideline for formulating policies.
Unable to view this article?
This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.
Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.
If this does not resolve the issue or you are unable to add the domains to your allowlist, please see out this support page.
We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.