Category Archives: Elder Homes

China’s ageing population: 100-year waiting list for Beijing nursing home

The Telegraph/ 16 January 2013  Methuselah himself might have struggled to win a place at one of Beijing’s most popular old people’s homes: the waiting list is currently 100 years long. Such is the shortage of elderly care in China’s … Continue reading

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Rise in China’s Aging Poses Challenge to Beijing

NYT DIDI KIRSTEN TATLOW September 10, 2012 Forty minutes’ drive east of Beijing in Yanjiao, a town just inside the border of neighboring Hebei Province, a vast care facility for the elderly is rising in green fields, part of a … Continue reading

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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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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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