Eiichi Okubo, 71, speaks to his wife Yumiko, 68, near her care home in Tokyo. Photo: Reuters

As Japan ages, encroaching dementia is putting the elderly’s finances at risk

  • Social workers say they have seen many cases of dementia patients withdrawing large sums without a clear grasp of what they are doing or why
Topic |   Japan

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Eiichi Okubo, 71, speaks to his wife Yumiko, 68, near her care home in Tokyo. Photo: Reuters
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