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Aging Chinese Face a Bleak Picture

Wall Street Journal/May 30, 2013. By TOM ORLIK High Rates of Poverty, Disability and Mental Illness Haunt Elderly, Pose Growing Economic Challenge An elderly man sits in his house in Yuangudui village, in China’s Gansu province. BEIJING—China’s elderly are poor, sick and … 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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How to cope with an old-age problem

CHINA DAILY CAI XIAO February 8, 2011   Behind two elderly people walking on a street in Nanjing, is the Chinese character “fu” (which means happiness) on a wall. Analysts say the number of Chinese people older than 60 will … Continue reading

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Elderly facing nursing home dilemma

CHINA.ORG.CN – JESSICA ZHANG December 27, 2010 As the winter sun rises, the streets in the Beijing suburbs around Fragrant Mountain begin to bustle with commuter traffic. But in a local nursing home for the elderly, the atmosphere remains quiet … Continue reading

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