Japan’s care providers see business opportunities in the region

Asia is ageing rapidly, but has little care provision outside the traditional family. Providers from Japan, which has the world’s largest proportion of over 60s, see a big business opportunity for nursing care particularly when it comes to dementia, an illness which strikes the elderly hardest. China, which already has 230m people over 60, is […]

Japan’s elder care providers head to Myanmar

YANGON — As Southeast Asia begins to confront its creeping population aging problem, Japanese companies that provide nursing care see an opportunity to reach new markets — and to bring much-needed caregivers to Japan. Since December, a consortium including Japanese nursing care providers Sakura Community Service and Egao Ichiban has been experimenting with home health […]