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What challenges does migrant work pose to elderly care?

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Shadow Leung
29 July 2021
What challenges does migrant work pose to elderly care?

What challenges does migrant work pose to elderly care?

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Vincent Chan
29 July 2021

You’re welcome.

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Shadow Leung
29 July 2021

Thanks for your answer.

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Vincent Chan
29 July 2021

In the modern world, families have been characterised by constant and frequent change amid rapid social change. Migrant work has not only caused new obstacles for adult children to provide elderly care across geographic distances, but also caused emotional anxiety and disquiet for both adult children and their elderly parents. In the migrant work era, adult children must negotiate between work arrangements and the care needs of their parents, especially when the parents need physical care daily. Compared with the pre-migration era, elderly care practices have become more diversified due to the wide range of work locations and arrangements. Some families have worked out solutions, but the difficulties are still causing pain for many. Many adult children feel squeezed between the conflicting priorities of saving for their sons’ weddings and staying at home to look after sick parents.

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