Family support for the elderly in Korea: continuity, change, future directions, and cross-cultural concerns.

@article{Sung2001FamilySF,
  title={Family support for the elderly in Korea: continuity, change, future directions, and cross-cultural concerns.},
  author={Kyu-taik Sung},
  journal={Journal of aging & social policy},
  year={2001},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={65-79}
}
This article discusses major issues and concerns regarding family support for parents and elderly people in industrialized and urbanized Korea. It summarizes new trends in family support for elderly members, continuing influences of the traditional value of family support (filial piety), growing needs for public services for elderly people and their families, urgent calls for the state to assume greater responsibilities for providing social security and services for the elderly, needs for cross… CONTINUE READING

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