Author Archives: Hong Zhang

China Battles ‘Demographic Tsunami’

Slide show from Bloomberg Jan 4 2012

Posted in Elder Homes, Slide show | Tagged | Comments Off on China Battles ‘Demographic Tsunami’

In China, a More Western Approach to Elder Care

By PAULA SPAN, New York Times, July 27, 2011, Residents of a home for the elderly in Nanjing, China. In any discussion here about the decision to move an older person into some sort of care facility, we can virtually count … Continue reading

Posted in Aging dempgrahy, Elder Homes | Tagged | Comments Off on In China, a More Western Approach to Elder Care

Volunteer-powered elderly care project grows in Beijing

UN Volunteer/by Fiametta Mancini/29 June 2010 Activities at the Leling Elderly Care Organization under the UNV-supported ‘Spring Shoots Programme’. (UNV)Activities at the Leling Elderly Care Organization under the UNV-supported ‘Spring Shoots Programme’. (UNV) 29 June 2010 Beijing, China: The Shijingshan District … Continue reading

Posted in Community Care, NGOs | Tagged | Comments Off on Volunteer-powered elderly care project grows in Beijing

China’s elderly find life and joy in exercise

By Grace Liang and Lucy Hornby BEIJING | Thu Oct 22, 2009 2:53am EDT (Reuters Life!) – Gao Mingyuan has found joy at age 66. Joy, in his case, consists of bending himself double and hooking his legs around a pole … Continue reading

Posted in Aging China | Tagged | Comments Off on China’s elderly find life and joy in exercise