Nursing home scarce for China's elderly

Zhang Ming'ai, China.org.cn, March 28, 2012 For Zhang Yinsheng, 90, the stairs leading to his home kept getting longer and steeper every day. It didn't always feel like this. Zhang recalled 20 years ago, when he often went to the market for vegetables in the morning and came home in the evening to cook with wife Li Yuzhen. The retired couple lived a very casual life, raising flowers and drawing pictures. "We are happy to live our lives like this," Zhang said. Living in a nursing home was the last thing in his mind. A couple of unfortunate incidents made him change his mind. First, he left the fire burning on the stove after cooking ... Nursing