Mastering digital technology can be difficult for the elderly, especially in one of the world’s fastest-ageing populations. Photo: Shutterstock Mastering digital technology can be difficult for the elderly, especially in one of the world’s fastest-ageing populations. Photo: Shutterstock
Mastering digital technology can be difficult for the elderly, especially in one of the world’s fastest-ageing populations. Photo: Shutterstock
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Elderly must not be left behind in move to a cashless society

  • Mainland China is trialling a digital yuan that in a matter of years seems certain to do away with bulging pockets and purses full of change. But mastering digital technology can be difficult for the elderly, especially in one of the world’s fastest-ageing populations

Mastering digital technology can be difficult for the elderly, especially in one of the world’s fastest-ageing populations. Photo: Shutterstock Mastering digital technology can be difficult for the elderly, especially in one of the world’s fastest-ageing populations. Photo: Shutterstock
Mastering digital technology can be difficult for the elderly, especially in one of the world’s fastest-ageing populations. Photo: Shutterstock
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