Lesson 20: Growing old in Sweden

In this lesson we will:

  • learn about and reflect on elderly care and attitudes towards growing older in Sweden
  • learn about the pension system in Sweden
  • learn about how things work when someone dies: burial and inheritance.



Reading/ Viewing/ Listening

Look through the information via the links. Then answer the study questions (use forms or email):

  1. How old is old?!
  2. What are the changes that face us as we grow old? And how can people plan and prepare for these changes?
  3. Who should/does take care of the elderly as they grow older?

Extra information (optional):  General info on Pensions