Many take their own lives so as not to be a burden on their children, according to one researcher, as Tang Yue reports
Many elderly people in rural areas
A 144-hour, visa-free entry of China take their own lives so
policy for foreigners who that they won’t be a burden on
come to Shanghai as well as their children, a researchers says
Jiangsu and Zhejiang provinces on the eve of the annual World boosts the number of Suicide Prevention Day. tourists in the Yangtze River Delta.>
Editor’s note: This is the last in a recent series of reports by China Daily looking at the lives of elderly people, the problems they face and ongoing efforts to improve their standards of living. Also, the story aims to raise awareness about suicide prevention among seniors as Sept 10 is the annualWorld Suicide Prevention Day.