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Caring for Kyrgyzstan's elderly


The picture is far from rosy for Kyrgyzstan's elderly. In the central Asian country, many elderly people live alone, left by their families seeking economic opportunities elsewhere. Their government, meanwhile, is unable to give them adequate support due to a lack of resources. But as Michal Bardavid reports, a group funded by international donors has stepped in to care for and support Kyrgyzstan's elderly.

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Caring for Kyrgyzstan's elderly


The picture is far from rosy for Kyrgyzstan's elderly. In the central Asian country, many elderly people live alone, left by their families seeking economic opportunities elsewhere. Their government, meanwhile, is unable to give them adequate support due to a lack of resources. But as Michal Bardavid reports, a group funded by international donors has stepped in to care for and support Kyrgyzstan's elderly.

 

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Caring for kyrgyzstan's elderly CREDITS

 

 

CORRESPONDENT/WRITER/PRODUCER: MICHAL BARDAVID

CINEMATOGRAPHY/EDITING: MARK ESPLIN

 

 

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Singapore's elderly workforce


Instead of staying at home and being cared for, a growing number of senior citizens in Singapore are still employed. They help cushion the economic impact of the city-state's ageing population. Miro Lu spoke with a man in his late 60's about why he is delaying his retirement, and asked experts how this trend is affecting Singapore's economy.

Singapore's elderly workforce


Instead of staying at home and being cared for, a growing number of senior citizens in Singapore are still employed. They help cushion the economic impact of the city-state's ageing population. Miro Lu spoke with a man in his late 60's about why he is delaying his retirement, and asked experts how this trend is affecting Singapore's economy.

 

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SINGAPORE'S ELDERLY WORK FORCE CREDITS

 

Cameraman: Alex Tan, Lee Beng Seng, Alvin Lee

Editor: Alex Tan

Reporter: Miro Lu