Old Age Homes in Nepal! What the.....?

This article in the BBC reveals how 'Granny orphanages' are mushrooming in Nepal, especially in Kathmandu. Nepal is seeing a shift from extended families to nuclear ones, leaving the elderly people lonely and helpless. According to Nepali culture, when people become old, they are cared for by their children and their grandchildren and not put in homes unlike in Western countries. But   it looks like we are changing for the worse - Nepal has got its first granny orphanage and looking at the number of day-care centres in Nepal, it is just a matter of time before we have old age homes in Nepal!