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Care for Taiwan’s elderly used to be a family responsibility, but demographic upheavals and urbanization have ushered in an era of domestic caregivers from Southeast Asia. A look into that industry offers a snapshot of isolation, economic desperation, and mutual culture shock.
The Asia-Pacific region is ill-equipped to meet the challenge of dramatic aging due to a lack of sound, efficient pension systems.
Health professionals say Taiwan's elderly care services deserve praise, but its caregivers remain woefully underpaid.
Japan's system for providing guardians for incapacitated adults is both under-used and in dire need of improvement.
The Taiwanese society has a hyper-aged population of over twenty percent; the growing rate is 1.6 times as much as Japan, 2.8 times more than the U.S. and 7.3 times as much as the U.K.