Older Chinese exercise in Ditan Park in Beijing in June 2016. Beijing's parks have become a common place for older people to spend their time in the morning, where they can gather with friends or take care of their grandchildren. Photo: Simon Song

In China, developers experiment with retirement homes as families rethink cultural expectations about caregiving

  • Developers are moving cautiously because of the deeply ingrained Chinese expectations that children must care for their elderly parents
  • Longfor this month opened its first retirement home with 151 beds in Chongqing
Topic |   China property

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Older Chinese exercise in Ditan Park in Beijing in June 2016. Beijing's parks have become a common place for older people to spend their time in the morning, where they can gather with friends or take care of their grandchildren. Photo: Simon Song
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