South Korea's 'war on dementia'

Country prepares to better support its elderly population through research and working with young people.

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    As South Korea's population grows older, its government is preparing for a surge in diseases associated with ageing.

    Seoul is fighting a so-called war on dementia, and working with young and old people to better understand what the elderly are going through.

    Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett reports from Seoul.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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