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C. Wu, 2000. Ageing and aged care in Taiwan, in D. R. Phillips (Editor), 2000. Ageing in the Asia-Pacific Region: Issues, Policies and Future Trends, Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies: London. , E. Frankenberg, and M. B. Ofstedal, 2001. Stability or change: Living arrangements in Indonesia, Singapore, and Taiwan, manuscript, National University of Singapore. , 1999. The Social and Economic Consequences of Ageing in Asia: An Introduction, Special Issue of the Southeast Asian Journal of Social Science, Volume 27 (2): 1-7.

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There is also a pervasive concern that socio-economic development is eroding the strength of family support for older persons. As mentioned earlier, there is mixed evidence regarding this concern. Many countries continue to show high levels of family support for older persons in the face of rapid socio-economic development. Other countries show a decline in certain types of support for older persons. In this regard, the definition of older persons’ well-being needs to be carefully assessed. The well-being of older persons is a composite of numerous factors, some of which are discussed in this study such as work, health, and social integration.

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