Munemasa Sugimoto

Munemasa Sugimoto

The fast-paced aging society demands economical solutions especially for chronic disease care.

Aging Society

  • The percent of elderly (65+) Japanese will grow from 27% in 2015 to 32% in 2030 and 40% in 2060
  • The aging of the society puts tremendous strain on the economics of the healthcare system, since healthcare for the elderly cost more per capita than for the young.
  • Caring for chronic healthcare needs of the elderly is going to be critically important for Japan’s healthcare system and the society in general.