(0913 CR M03)PREMIER WEN VISITS NURSING HOME

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(0913 CR M03)PREMIER WEN VISITS NURSING HOMEDATELINE: Sept. 13, 2011LENGTH: 0:01:09PKGINTROChinese Premier Wen Jiabao on Monday joined elderly people at a nursing home to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival, a traditional occasion in China for family reunion.China Report has the story.PKGWen visited a Beijing nursing home that has been providing care for elderly retirees and patients since 1988.The nursing home has a capacity to accommodate more than 1,100 old people aged 80 and 70 persons are 90 or older.The premier says with the population aging quickly, China will see the first peak of elderly population in the next five years. He says China should strive to ensure a quality life for old people in terms of daily care, medical treatment and education.According to China's national plan for aging problems from 2011 to 2016, the country will soon enter an "aging boom period." The number of people above 60 is expected to surge from today's 178 million, 13.3 percent of its total population, Powered by www.newslook.com Producer : Xinhua News Agency

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