Update news elderly people
Nowadays, elderly people are more engaging in social activities than ever. Long gone are the days they stayed at home to take care of their grandchildren or do housework.
VietNamNet Bridge – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam asked the National Committee for Elderly People to raise the number of elderly people with health insurance cards to average level of the country’s at a meeting on March 15.
VietNamNet Bridge – There could be between 2.3 million to 4.3 million less women than men in Viet Nam by 2025,
The death toll from a heatwave in Pakistan's southern Sindh province has passed 800, hospital officials say, as mortuaries reached capacity.
Regular exercise in old age has as powerful an effect on life expectancy as giving up smoking, researchers say.
VietNamNet Bridge – Elderly consumers in Vietnam offer manufacturers a potentially large market, currently at 5.6 million customers and growing. But, until now, that market has been largely ignored.
VietNamNet Bridge – Domestic and foreign experts discussed the challenges of caring for the elderly during a conference early this week.
VietNamNet Bridge - Many countries took decades or even centuries to enter the stage of aging an population, but it was only 16-18 years for Vietnam. Most of the elderly people are not retired; 70 percent still have to work for a living.