Care after covid: the future of elderly health-care | The Economist

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Across the rich world around half of covid-19 deaths have been in care homes. Countries need to radically rethink how they care for their elderly—and some innovative solutions are on offer.

Find The Economist’s most recent coverage of covid-19 here: https://econ.st/3m212Kj

Read our special report on the challenges of caring for an ageing population: https://econ.st/2UW40EB

Why we need to urgently reform our elderly care systems: https://econ.st/2JbtPOc

Read about the ethical challenges of caring for people with dementia: https://econ.st/2UYdeA8

How Japan keeps its elderly out of hospital: https://econ.st/3l0YPOf

Read about one care home experiment, which invites the young to live alongside the elderly: https://econ.st/362khhP

How the family unit has shaped people’s experience of covid-19: https://econ.st/364BzuN

Why not all care-home residents welcome the measures that are supposed to protect them: https://econ.st/3m08J4d”

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