August 29, 2013

Japan Post expands into aged care with a range of new services

Picture: Mail box, Japan

"Japan Post said that postal workers would visit the homes of elderly subscribers to the service and inquire about their health. The basic monthly fee of 1,050 yen will include one home visit per month and invitations to subscriber lunches held at post offices. Post office staff will monitor the health and well-being of elderly subscribers...Other services planned include a 24-hour telephone consultation line, grocery shopping support and safety confirmation checks. "

Source: Japan Post to offer home visit service for elderly
August 27th 2013
Japan Today

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