Could China's rapidly ageing population derail the world's largest economy? Dateline looks at how the breakdown of traditional family values is impacting aged care.
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I'll admit it's heartbreaking. Mostly we only hear about Japan's and whitedom's demographic crash, but China of course had a one- and two-child policies for 36 years. The 1st 7 1/2 min of the 25 here are heart-tugging scenes of an old mother crying for her children amid scenes of squalor. (Later on her granddaughter comes to her aid.) By 2050, the narratrix sez, PRC will have 5 million ppl over age 60. In one county 30% of the elderly commit suicide.
A fun exercise device is shown for lazy ppl like me -- you hold on to a bar and each foot moves a mini-swing hanging from it ;) do they exist in the US?