"A congealed, black pool of blood spread out from the body in the bathtub." As Japan's population ages, more people are dying alone. Can anything be done?
The continued downward spiral of Japan’s population hasn't been helped by the slowdown in the Japanese economy. Emma Ford combines personal experience and some frightening statistics to ask: Where does Japan go from here?
You've likely heard the term "hikikomori". Sadly, there's now a new class of shut-ins: the children of aged adults who can't care for themselves.