Understanding Health and Social Challenges for Aging and Long-Term Care in China

Wei Yang*, Bei Wu, Si Ying Tan, Bingqin Li, Vivian W.Q. Lou, Zhuo Chen, Xi Chen, James Rupert Fletcher, Ludovico Carrino, Bo Hu, Anwen Zhang, Min Hu, Yixiao Wang

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The second King’s College London Symposium on Ageing and Long-term Care in China was convened from 4 to 5th July 2019 at King’s College London in London. The aim of the Symposium was to have a better understanding of health and social challenges for aging and long-term care in China. This symposium draws research insights from a wide range of disciplines, including economics, public policy, demography, gerontology, public health and sociology. A total of 20 participants from eight countries, seek to identify the key issues and research priorities in the area of aging and long-term care in China. The results published here are a synthesis of the top four research areas that represent the perspectives from some of the leading researchers in the field.

Original languageEnglish
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 1 Jan 2020


  • China
  • healthy aging
  • long-term care


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