Episode 18: The growing toll on Myanmar’s elderly

Caring for the elderly is a growing problem in Myanmar. Increasing numbers are being forced to leave their family home because they are a financial burden. Some end up on the street where they are forced to beg and earn money for their family. Many more are sent to badly run and poorly funded care centers where they are likely to spend the rest of their lives, effectively waiting to die. Listen below on Soundcloud or YouTube.