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Offline Cyanea

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Desperate plight of Korea's elderly (documentary)
« on: March 10, 2018, 09:10:19 PM »
Things are getting out of hand, a whole demographic is being left behind.


Get real season 15: Age Old Poverty

Interesting docu.

https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/video-on-demand/get-real/season-15-age-old-poverty-south-korea-7824804


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South Korea is one of the world's richest countries but it has the poorest elderly among all industrialised economies. Let down by a flawed pension system and fractured family ties, South Korean elderly are taking desperate measures to survive.



« Last Edit: March 10, 2018, 09:20:31 PM by Cyanea »
Catch my drift?

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Re: Desperate plight of Korea's elderly (documentary)
« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2018, 02:55:14 AM »
Thanks for that.

The rural seniors center looked the most promising of all solutions. They looked healthy and were working together, eating together, and the community center looked alive.