Every year in China 500,000 elders go missing

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 It was reported that over 1,300 elderly Chinese people go missing every single day and an average of 500,000 per year. Those who happen to be over the age of 65 make up almost 80% of those who are missing. Wang Zhikun said, “This is obviously a huge number and a social issue we cannot afford to ignore,” but it was also claimed that 20% of those who are missing are diagnosed with dementia or even Alzheimer’s meanwhile 72% suffered from memory loss. Due to China creating a one-child policy, their population is aging rather quickly and the country has more seniors than ever. It was reported that there’s 114 million seniors over the age of 65 and this is more than any other developing country.

      All of these numbers in general are astonishing and China’s government has been warned by the year 2030 that they would have the…

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