From elderly to ‘superelderly’: Japan wrestles with demography

TOKYO — For decades demographers have warned of the challenges Japan faces in caring for its swelling elderly population. Now the country is entering a new phase, in which the “superelderly,” those 75 years old and up, outnumber senior citizens aged …
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