Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Playgrounds For The Elderly

Good idea.

Japan has one of the world’s most rapidly aging societies. As a result, the number of elderly citizens who are in need of costly nursing care increases each year and a new nursing care insurance law was enacted in 2000. However, there are initiatives for keeping the elderly of Japan fit and healthy: In Tokyo’s Chiyoda Ward, several so-called Nursing Care Prevention Parks have been established since 2004 - and recently became hugely popular! Today, PingMag talks to Mr. Karakawa of the Takao Corporation, who provides fun playground gear for the senior set.

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1 comment:

john backstrom said...

You got this from ping, huh!