Author(s) Andreia Joana Morris Mendes
Advisor(s) Cristina Dias
Year 2012

Synopsis The aging population is, currently, present in all sectors of social life, changing its cultural, social, economic and labor dynamic. Also, the Law has been, gradually, influenced by that phenomenon. Thus, the main target of this dissertation is the study of the influence of Aging on Family Law, particularly with regard to the duties that fall on the family towards the elderly, bearing in mind the effects felt by these family caregivers, a circumstance directly related with the respect for the Dignity of Elderly, becoming, in this logic of complexity of the paradigm of old age, the basis of a full Right to Aging.

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