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As China’s young head to cities, elders find new appeal in old age homes

Chinese families have typically shunned dedicated nursing homes for fear of losing face," writes Michael Holtz. "But now they are giving such facilities a second look, as elderly and their families alike find tradition challenged by the demands of modernizing Chinese life."
9 months ago
Jiayun Feng
By Jiayun Feng
Jiayun is a Chinese native and was born in Shanghai, where she spent her first 20 years and earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism at Fudan University. Interested in writing for a global audience, she attended the NYU Graduate School of Journalism for its Global & Joint Program Studies, which allows her to pursue a journalistic career along with her interest in international relations. She has previously interned for Sixth Tone and Shanghai Daily.
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