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Beijing takes lead in ‘banking’ time for elderly amid growing demographic dilemma

Category: Museums and Aging

After more than 30 years of implementing its one-child policy, China finds itself with too many elders to care for and fewer caregivers to provide it. Now Beijing is leading in creative efforts to solve this growing demographic dilemma by implementing "time banking" aimed at encouraging volunteers to take care of the elderly in exchange for credits for their old age.

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