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2017/08/29 | Chen Na

Beijing's Elderly Lose Homes to Get-Rich-Quick Scheme

Senior citizens are left homeless after mortgaging their family property in exchange for high-interest investment products.

2017/08/10 | Wanning Sun

From Mao to TV Health Shows: The Changing Chain of Command Facing China's Elderly

Having lived through the Maoist decades when the Party-state told them how to live their private lives, senior citizens are now learning to become self-governing subjects, writes Wanning Sun.

2017/08/08 | Peter Chang

China is Getting Older and is Okay with Euthanasia

Instead of pursuing the legalization of euthanasia, the stronger ethical response is to reform China’s public-health system., writes Peter Chang.

2017/03/11 | Tim Ferry

Taiwan's Ticking Time Bomb

Taiwan is facing a social time bomb as its population ages. Critics question how the Tsai administration intends to pay for long-term care and ask what the implications are for the future.

2017/01/17 | The Japan Times

New Technology to Assist Elderly Drivers in Japan

The development of safety mechanisms to assist elderly motorists may not have to be as high-tech as self-driving vehicles running on the latest AI technology. There is a lot that the automakers can do to help reduce accidents involving senior citizens.

2017/01/14 | The Japan Times

Redefining The ‘Elderly’ Age in Japan

In the face of mushrooming social security costs in an aging society, the government plans to start making elderly people with incomes above certain levels shoulder a greater burden of their medical and nursing care expenses.

2016/11/16 | Federico Sferrazza

How the Internet Is Empowering China’s Older Generation

China is teaching its senior citizens how to use the Internet, from online banking to social media apps.

2016/07/22 | Austin Chad Willhoft

Taiwan’s Looming Dementia Crisis

Amid a lack of public awareness, Alzheimer’s and dementia patients in Taiwan have long faced difficulties finding adequate care. Now, with a rapidly ageing population, the illness is starting to hit the country’s healthcare budget.