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2019/03/12 | AsiaGlobal Online

Graying Asia: How Pension Systems Fail to Respond to Dramatic Aging

The Asia-Pacific region is ill-equipped to meet the challenge of dramatic aging due to a lack of sound, efficient pension systems.

2017/01/05 | Fan Yiying

When You Are Old, Chinese, and Gay

Gay, lesbian, and bisexual retirees in China are seeking companionship and acceptance in old age, but some are finding it harder than others.

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.

2015/08/06 | Zou Chi

Nearly Half of the Taiwanese Over 65 Years Old Are Living in Poverty

Ten percent of the senior citizens in Taiwan live with their children but are not treated properly due to bad parent-child relationships. This results in pseudo single-person households and shows the support system of families is growing weak.