El­der Care

Beijing Review - - This Week Society -

The gov­ern­ment is en­cour­ag­ing pub­lic-pri­vate part­ner­ship (PPP) in the se­nior care in­dus­try in the hope that wider use of PPP will in­fuse more pri­vate in­vest­ment into the in­dus­try.

This will ex­pand el­der care ser­vices and make them more ef­fi­cient while new jobs will be cre­ated, a doc­u­ment re­leased by the min­istries of fi­nance, civil af­fairs, and hu­man re­sources and so­cial se­cu­rity says.

China had more than 230 mil­lion peo­ple aged 60 or above at the

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