Making Ageing Less Lonely for Nigeria’s Elderly Population

In Nigeria it is not unusual for families to care for elderly relatives at home despite the specialised healthcare needs associated with ageing. However, harsh economic conditions and urbanization are sending more working-class Nigerians farther away from home. As a result, senior care is being left in the hands of hired caregivers, when affordable, or to no one at all, when unaffordable.

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