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
Pages (from-to)127-135
Number of pages9
JournalResearch on Aging
Issue number3-4
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2021


  • China
  • healthy aging
  • long-term care

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Psychology
  • Health(social science)
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology


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