Population aging is an issue that Taiwan is facing, especially in the Huadong area, where the population is vast and sparsely populated, and the proportion of the elderly population is higher than the average in Taiwan. The eastern villages, which are completely blocked by the central mountain range, are not only a paradise, but also a place with relatively poor care resources. When external resources are difficult to enter, and the elders of the remote villages cannot leave their hometowns, it is necessary to rely on the promotion of elderly care services in the eastern villages.
Local care professional organizations combine the strength of the community to jointly promote care services. Since 2014, the One Grain of Wheat Foundation has successively opened day care centers in Taitung, Hualien, and Tainan to serve the photo retouching elderly in remote villages. Strength, build a new vitality for yourself, and integrate multiple services such as home service, family caregiver support system, social welfare consultation and referral, so that family members can take a breath, and even the elderly who are behind the mountains can still have sunshine. brilliance.
The proportion of the elderly population exceeds the Taiwan average. How to make up for the care gap for the elderly in Huadong Pianxiang? The proportion of the elderly population in the Huadong area has long been higher than the average in Taiwan. Taking the statistics of the Accounting Office of the Executive Yuan (2020) as an example, the proportion of the elderly population over the age of 65 in Taiwan is 16.07%, while the proportion of the elderly population in the Huadong area is more than 17%; although it is not The counties and cities with the highest proportion, but due to their remote location, r