Care after covid: the future of elderly health-care | The Economist

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Across the rich world around half of covid-19 deaths have been in care homes. Countries need to radically rethink how they care for their elderly—and some innovative solutions are on offer.

Find The Economist’s most recent coverage of covid-19 here:

Read our special report on the challenges of caring for an ageing population:

Why we need to urgently reform our elderly care systems:

Read about the ethical challenges of caring for people with dementia:

How Japan keeps its elderly out of hospital:

Read about one care home experiment, which invites the young to live alongside the elderly:

How the family unit has shaped people’s experience of covid-19:

Why not all care-home residents welcome the measures that are supposed to protect them:”



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