For an almost diametrically different view, including specific reference to Asia, read Atul Gawande’s latest book, Being Mortal. Includes the observation of saying that where independent living is possible, many older people may actually rather enjoy and benefit from the greater distance from family, and very sensitive treatment of some of the most difficult issues re greater longevity.
Author: Atul Gawande
Published: October 2014
More detail, visit http://atulgawande.com/book/being-mortal/