China has started to feel the effect of their former “one child policy” as the country faces several challenges due to its aging population. According to the National Bureau of Statistics China, people aged 60 years and older account for 25.7% of the city’s population in Shanghai alone. That means one out of every four registered people are senior citizens.
There has also been a dramatic change in terms of China’s family structure. Before, the elderly used to live with one of their offsprings. Today, due to a more fast-paced and stressful lifestyle, young adults move out to work and leave their elderly parents alone. One of the main challenges that the elderly face nowadays is to look and arrange … Read moreContinue reading →