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Schermafdruk 2018 12 09 12.01.04Population aging has become a serious issue in China. Recent census data indicate that people aged 65 years or older accounted for 119 million (8.9% of China's total population) in 2010 and it is projected to triple to 371 million by 2050. The rapid aging of the population has brought about social and economic impacts, including reduced labour supply and increased financial burden on the tax base, social security, and people's personal savings. Additionally, as the social care service system is still not comprehensive, the burden of care on families is getting heavier. Given the size of its population and the growth of its elderly members, China faces a major challenge in addressing the long‐term care (LTC) needs of its demography. The central government has issued a series of policies and measures in recent years, an elderly care system that offers a comprehensive range of services in both rural and urban areas, which is financially supported by individuals, families, communities, and care institutions. In addition, the government is gradually establishing a LTC insurance (LTCI) system. In September . . . . read more

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