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    China to further develop elderly care service sector: premier

    From:Xinhua  View:440  Date:2014-11-21
    Greater reforms and innovation will be used to build a diversified nationwide elderly care service system by 2020, Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday.   A sound elderly care service industry will help to create jobs and facilitate economic restructuring, Li said at an executive... More >>

    China amends law to boost care for elderly

    From:Xinhua  View:413  Date:2014-11-21
    China's top legislature on Friday adopted a bill to amend the Law on the Protection of the Rights and Interests of the Elderly in order to improve care for people ages 60 and up.   The bill to amend the 16-year-old law was passed following a vote by lawmakers at the... More >>

    The duty of visiting elderly

    From:China Daily  View:419  Date:2014-11-20
     Despite the vagueness in wording, the newly amended Law on the Protection of the Rights and Interests of the Elderly should be embraced for its attempt to address the issue of senior citizens neglected by their children.    According to the law, which took effect on... More >>

    China lacks enough elderly care facilities

    From:Xinhua  View:407  Date:2014-11-20
     Elderly care facilities in China are falling far short of meeting growing demand, said a report submitted to the country's top legislature for review on Wednesday.   The number of available nursing home beds can accommodate only 1.8 percent of China's elderly population,... More >>

    A thought for elderly people

    From:China Daily  View:456  Date:2014-11-20
    Li Jun, 84, who lives alone, found a way to pass his time and keep his "spirits" high by being a nude model. But after coming to know about his new “profession”, Li's son told him never to visit his (son's) home again because he considered the experience... More >>

    Elderly subsidy program expanded

    From:China Daily  View:488  Date:2014-11-13
     About 380,000 people in Beijing will benefit from a government subsidy program aiming to support the elderly and disabled from next year .   Jointly launched by the municipal civil affairs bureau and Beijing Disabled Persons' Federation, the city-wide program will... More >>