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Seniors find company at daycare centers in Shanghai

02-10-2012 08:52 BJT

Senior citizens nap on armchairs at a daycare center for the elderly in Yugu village of Jing'an District in Shanghai on Feb 9, 2012. Such centers for the elderly, located in communities, providing meals, medical services and bathrooms, are getting more popular in Shanghai, as young people become busier with work and cannot take care of their parents during the day. At present, there are more than 300 such daycare centers in Shanghai, and 20 new centers will be built this year. [Photo/CFP]

Lunch is served at a daycare center for the elderly in Yugu village of Jing'an District in Shanghai on Feb 9, 2012. [Photo/CFP]

Senior citizens at a daycare center use computers in Yugu village of Jing'an District in Shanghai on Feb 9, 2012. [Photo/CFP]

Senior citizens talk with each other while reading newspapers at a daycare center for the elderly in Yugu village of Jing'an District in Shanghai on Feb 9, 2012. [Photo/CFP]

Senior citizens take naps on armchairs at a daycare center in Yugu village of Jing'an District in Shanghai on Feb 9, 2012. [Photo/CFP]

Exercise is part of the program at a daycare center for the elderly in Yugu village of Jing'an District in Shanghai on Feb 9, 2012. [Photo/CFP]

 

Editor:Zhang Jianfeng |Source: China Daily

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