In Spain, these days a new challenge emerge: The situation of its old people and how to handle with their wealfear specially how to pay it.
In Catalonia, in a decade time the stimated life-time has increase in ten years. The success of the health programmes in cancer detection, chronic illness and vaccination has contribute decesively to it.
So a new population has emerged: the UAPs (Ultra Age People), people that live more than their supossed mean life-time. A long lasting survivals spite of their chronic illnesses, sex and habits.
This indubitable medical and social success has became a political and economical challenge that the goverments have to face.
Only a multidisciplinary scientifc approach can give the society the tools and solutions nedded for this new demographic problem.