Elderly Poverty Series

Elderly Poverty Series

Singapore

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Singapore's elderly poor: Nursing the lonely

She has watched her husband, siblings and 3 children all die before her. At 89, she's fought depression all alone -- until ...

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Lonely and 'waiting to die', Singapore's elderly poor find hope in many helping hands

Ploughing on: The faces and insecurities of Singapore’s elderly working poor

Vietnam

Vietnam’s ticking time-bomb of elderly poverty

More are working into old age to survive, in the world’s most rapidly aging country. Will solutions be too little, too late ...

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05:59minutes

Vietnam's Elderly Poor: Survival By Lottery

These angels bring warmth into the lives of Hanoi’s homeless elderly

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04:28minutes

Vietnam's Elderly Poor: Angels To The Homeless

South Korea

Poor and on their own, South Korea’s elderly who will ‘work until they die’

“I will take care of myself as long as I can… then I’ll go to the hospital and die,” says an 81-year-old in a country where ...

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05:31minutes

South Korea's Elderly Poor: Cardboard Granny

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South Korea's Elderly Poor: On Suicide Watch

Myanmar

Poverty forces families in Myanmar to ditch their elderly

“The old woman was left in the dark, tainted with faeces and urine,” recalls a social worker, who warns that elderly ...

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07:16minutes

Myanmar's Elderly Poor: House of Love

For old folks left to die at Myanmar's roadsides and cemeteries, these homes are their last hope

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02:13minutes

Myanmar's Elderly Poor: Cast Out To Die

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05:57minutes

Death of a River: Southern India's worst drought in 140 years

‘I’m not bad, I’m not ill, I’m autistic’: Woman's relief on being finally diagnosed at 42

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03:01minutes

'I'm Not Ill, Just Autistic'

Why it's good to be old in Wakabadai estate, where nearly half the residents are elderly

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02:53minutes

Indonesia's Poverty Problem: Conversation with Sri Mulyani Indrawati

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03:19minutes

More Than You Think I Am

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