Japan has the world’s oldest population. Pictured: Japanese ‘girl band’ KBG84. Photo: AFP

From dementia to jobs, does Japan’s ageing society hold the secret to growing old gracefully?

  • Forget the warnings of ticking time bombs and demographic crises just for a moment – there are positives to having the ‘world’s oldest population’, too
  • Japan is leading the way for other ageing societies in areas such as welfare funding, dementia care and social initiatives for the retired
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Japan has the world’s oldest population. Pictured: Japanese ‘girl band’ KBG84. Photo: AFP
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Jovi Ho

Jovi Ho

Jovi Ho is a student at the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information in Singapore.

Neo Rong Wei

Neo Rong Wei

Neo Rong Wei is from the Wee Kim Wee School and was taking part in a journalism module called Going Overseas for Advanced Reporting.