Grey zone: who will care for Thailand's elderly?

Published on 13 Jul 2016 12:39:49 PM

Thailand is getting old before it gets rich, and with few state programs in place to assist seniors, it is their children who are carrying the brunt of the burden. A new community-run programme in Bangkok is now seeking to lighten their load with a twist on familiar idea: inviting children to drop off their parents at daycare centre for the elderly.