Eldercare Across Borders
Around the world, people are living longer and having fewer children. This means parents have fewer children to help care for them in retirement. Parents and children who are stretched across international borders face even more complications.
In China, children traditionally care for their aging parents. However, many Chinese immigrants find it challenging to balance the demands of care and their own work schedules. Reporter Sam Harnett visits an eldercare center in San Francisco that caters to retired Chinese immigrants.