As China faces a surge in dementia cases with weakened social support systems and only 300...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 12, 2011
An article in the New York Times looks at how Chinese society is trying to provide care for the increasing numbers of elderly and those with Alzheimer’s disease, many of whom don’t have children or grandchildren to...
by Michael Zhao | Feb 12, 2007
From BBC News (photo: Dr. Xiao treating Alzheimer’s patients, via bbc.co.uk): The country now has a third of all Alzheimer’s patients in the world. And the number of diagnosed cases is rising. China’s economic success means people are living longer, says Professor Xiao Shifu, a director at Shanghai’s leading mental health hospital. “Alzheimer’s prevalence has […]
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