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Old workers won’t steal jobs: experts

Society

Old workers won’t steal jobs: experts

Statistics from countries whose senior citizens continue working show no increase in unemployment rate of young workers, an official of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Vietnam said.

HCM City lacks elderly care facilities

Society

HCM City lacks elderly care facilities

An ageing population is posing mounting challenges to providing care for elderly people in Vietnam. However, in a country where most families look after old parents in their own homes, the idea of a ‘nursing home’ or geriatric centre remains an alien concept.

Population ageing challenges Vietnam

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Population ageing challenges Vietnam

There are now more than 10 million elderly people in Vietnam, of whom 2 million are over eighty years old. Vietnam has had an ageing population since 2011 with its ageing pace among the fastest in the

APEC turning to ICT to support aging populations

World

APEC turning to ICT to support aging populations

Better access to information and communications technology (ICT) and service delivery are needed to boost living standards as the ageing population in the Asia-Pacific is piling pressure on shrinking workforces and budgets.