Author Archives: Hong Zhang

China: Who Will Care for the Elderly?

Nicolas P. Retsinas. April 20, 2012 In the new China, demand for housing for seniors is real. In a development that would astound Confucius, special housing complexes for the elderly are springing up in China. They are a blip statistically, … Continue reading

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Demography China’s Achilles heel

A comparison with America reveals a deep flaw in China’s model of growth Apr 21st 2012 | from the print edition. Economist LIKE the hero of “The Iliad”, China can seem invincible. In 2010 it overtook America in terms of … Continue reading

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New homes for the old

Old-people’s homes are full, as attitudes to the elderly change Apr 21st 2012 | HANGZHOU | Economist All together now EIGHTY-nine-year-old Zheng Jixuan is thrilled with the place where he will live out his dotage: a small but comfy room … Continue reading

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China faces daunting elderly care challenge

2012-03-26 12:30 China Daily BEIJING – Tens of millions of Chinese families are struggling to take care of their elderly relatives, according to a recent report in Health News, a newspaper affiliated with the Ministry of Health (MOH). “At least … Continue reading

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