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With the rapid development of economy and society, the number of aging population is increasingly becoming larger and larger in China. It seems that currently China has entered the aging society and it is predicted that by 2050, the speed

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Geographical Disparity, Family and Tradition, and Knowledge.

China’s geographical vastness and the distinct social and cultural dichotomy—between metropolitan and rural areas—that comes with it, has a great effect on the health of the ageing population of the nation. In regards to the differences—the opportunities and limitations—of living

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China’s Aging Population

As aging communities increase in China, there is a high need for services and infrastructure that are suited to their needs. Within China there are three key issues which need addressing including tradition, social inequalities and lack of resources. Tradition

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POST A: Health and wellbeing for an imbalanced population

The consequences of China’s 36-year one-child policy, combined with an improving health care system have contributed to an increasingly ageing population. Increased life expectancy and decreased birth-rate has put the wellbeing of individuals and communities at risk, generating a need

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“A population with far fewer people in their productive prime”

In order to reduce China’s growing population of 1.3 billion citizens (The World Bank, 2016), the government implemented a one-child policy that lasted for four decades (Juan, 2016). As a result of this, China’s population is now 400 million people

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Putting the ‘Age’ in Agenda: An Action Plan for Innovation

In tandem with China’s accelerating ageing population, a range of health and wellbeing challenges arise. By surveying the issues they face, it provides a framework to understand the dire situations at stake, and to identify opportunities for innovation. Blindness As

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China’s Fate Sealed

  It is common knowledge that China’s population has been growing rapidly, but increasingly rapid has been the growth of their ageing population. With no signs of this trend subsiding, it’s reasonable to assume that the proportion of elderly citizens

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