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Graying China taps rural elderly to care for those even older

Massive rural-to-urban migration has left many older people living in rural areas without family members to care for them, but Qiantun’s self-help model may provide a solution

By Li Hui and Maxim Duncan  /  Reuters, QIANTUN, China

“He can’t move around now, I help him,” a still spry Zhang said. “When I can’t move, someone will also care for me.”

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