Lives of elderly people in Southeast Asia


At the turn of the millennium, population ageing has replaced fertility control as a primary concern of South East Asia countries. Here are pictures on elderly people and their conditions in Indonesia, Timor Leste and Thailand.

Leya Cattleya, a development consultant for over 20 year, lives in a small village in Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia. She started to take photos in September 2011 for fun while traveling in Indonesia and abroad and since then has seen many of her pictures published in  Kompas Daily Newspaper and National Geographic Indonesia Traveller.