Half a million elderly Chinese, many suffering from Alzheimer’s or dementia, go missing each year, study finds
Areport from the government-affiliated Zhongmin Social Assistance Institute found that there were an average of 1,300 missing persons cases involving senior citizens each day. Around 25 percent of the missing had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's or dementia, while overall 72 percent had some type of memory impairment.
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May 26, 2017