Japanese Mailmen Check In on the Elderly.

Author:Biderman, Jake
 
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Two of the biggest problems facing aging populations around the world are loneliness and isolation. To combat these problems, the Japanese postal service, Japan Post, created a unique service that helps keep an eye on seniors when family and friends can't. In the "Watch Over" service, mailmen visit elderly citizens who live along their route once a month. They sit with them and...

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