As societies age, the need for nurses and health care workers increases. Japan is of the countries facing staffing shortages due to low wages and the physical strains health care jobs require
Japan’s fast-aging society is causing a number of problems. Shortage of nurses and care workers has been a problem for decades.
Due to the shortage, some people are forced to leave their jobs to take care of family members. The stress and fatigue taking care of the elderly causes, is one of the biggest social problems in Japan.
Japan is looking into robotics for help.