An elderly woman crosses the street with her domestic helper in Hong Kong. Non-western societies tend to have a general belief in not placing aged family members in care homes. Photo: Jonathan Wong An elderly woman crosses the street with her domestic helper in Hong Kong. Non-western societies tend to have a general belief in not placing aged family members in care homes. Photo: Jonathan Wong
An elderly woman crosses the street with her domestic helper in Hong Kong. Non-western societies tend to have a general belief in not placing aged family members in care homes. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Ageing society

Letters | The essential frailty of life in elderly care homes

  • Leaving ageing family members in care homes often abandons them to the whims of corporate owners, with governments reluctant to intervene in an avidly capitalist culture

Topic |   Ageing society
An elderly woman crosses the street with her domestic helper in Hong Kong. Non-western societies tend to have a general belief in not placing aged family members in care homes. Photo: Jonathan Wong An elderly woman crosses the street with her domestic helper in Hong Kong. Non-western societies tend to have a general belief in not placing aged family members in care homes. Photo: Jonathan Wong
An elderly woman crosses the street with her domestic helper in Hong Kong. Non-western societies tend to have a general belief in not placing aged family members in care homes. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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