Caroline Francis


Name: Caroline Francis

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Nov 15, 2012 / 0 Comments / in Aging, Health care

Services to meet the health care needs of the elderly are increasingly urgent yet alarmingly rare. In countries like Vietnam, traditional family structures and norms have changed. Women are rapidly joining the workforce in higher numbers, thus leaving aging parents who often live with their offspring with increasingly severe health and psychosocial needs that are difficult, if not impossible, for families to meet.