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Elders in Tibet's rural areas arranged in nursing homes

By Megan Source:China Tibet News 2017-03-17

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Photo shows that a Tibetan old woman is sitting in the sun at the Jinye Nursing Home for elderly at Dagza County, Lhasa, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Februray, 14, 2017. [Photo/Xinhua]

In recent years, Tibet Autonomous Region has been taking improving people's livelihood as the starting point and objective of economic society's development. After asking for the aspirations of elderly people with no family, a total of 11,400 elderly people in the region's rural areas have been arranged in nursing homes for concentrated support and better living guarantees.

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