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Nursing home in Tibet a ‘comfortable’ shelter for the elderly
update:February 07,2017
Feb. 7. 2017 -- Jinye nursing home which is located in Dagzê County in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region now houses 99 elderly persons. 
The nursing home provides each of them with two sets of Tibetan clothes annually and 100 yuan, 2.5 kilograms of ghee, 5 kilograms of Zanba and other daily necessities monthly.
Furniture, home appliances, bath and heating facilities are equipped in their rooms. In addition, there are outdoor fitness center, medical room, barber room and multi-function room in the nursing home.
The elderly here receive annual physical examination and daily routine examination and will undergo timely medical treatment. 
"I used to be a serf living a miserable life when I was young. Now, food, clothing, shelter and health care are all free. I feel comfortable and carefree," said a 70-year-old man with emotion.
By: Tian Guangshan  Liu Qiang
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