Life expectancy is increasing in nearly every country in the world – a testament to modern medicine, public health policies and socioeconomic development. Nowhere is this more evident than in East Asia, where a recent study estimated that South Korean women will likely be the first to reach an expected life span of 90 years.
China’s oldest are living longer with fewer disabilities, but not healthier
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Populations are aging – that is to say, there’s a growing proportion of older adults compared to the rest of…