Nursing homes are not popular in China, but family care has its own set of problems. Photo: EP Nursing homes are not popular in China, but family care has its own set of problems. Photo: EP
Nursing homes are not popular in China, but family care has its own set of problems. Photo: EP

China’s elderly caught in clash between culture and care

  • Families must shoulder the bulk of care for older members, a burden that is only expected to increase as the country ages
  • Even if they do choose nursing homes, the quality of care is not necessarily up to par

Topic |   China Society
Nursing homes are not popular in China, but family care has its own set of problems. Photo: EP Nursing homes are not popular in China, but family care has its own set of problems. Photo: EP
Nursing homes are not popular in China, but family care has its own set of problems. Photo: EP
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