Old people playing cards while some exercising at a park in Guangzhou. The one-child policy has put a strain on the resources available to care for China's ageing population. Photo: Xinhua

Beijing to set up care home in the city for old people whose only children have died

Children bear the brunt of costs for caring for their elderly parents in China and some childless pensioners are struggling to cope

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Old people playing cards while some exercising at a park in Guangzhou. The one-child policy has put a strain on the resources available to care for China's ageing population. Photo: Xinhua
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