'No Longer Disabled' – Reflections on a Transitional Process Between Disability and Aging in Switzerland

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Francesca Rickli


social security, Switzerland, successful aging


Switzerland’s social security system categorizes seniors with disabilities according to the onset of the disability. The transitional point between the disability insurance and the old age insurance is retirement. The paper describes the underlying assumptions leading to this transition as well as the ways in which seniors with mobility disabilities deal with its effects.

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