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The Changing Landscape of Elderly Care: Switzerland’s ‘Time Bank’

Everyone grows old, but how can the elderly age with grace without becoming a burden to their children? Traditionally, Chinese people believed in the concept of “raising children to care for oneself in old age.” However, this might not be practical anymore. As we see a trend toward fewer children in families, many young couples ...

Max Lu

Elderly couple embracing as they look out over a lake.

4 Ways to Approach Your Aging Parents About Senior Care

Money and mortality are generally taboo topics for a child to talk about with their aging parents, but understanding your parents’ financial condition enables you to help them in any way you can, and having these uncomfortable conversations now rather than later is better for everyone involved. Getting your aging parents to talk about money ...

Ratul Saha

Older smiling African American couple at home.