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ELDERLY WELFARE DEVELOPMENT AND THE ELDERLY CARE SITUATION IN URBAN SHANGHAI

Wang, Jingshu (2006)
Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies, Lund University
Abstract
Focusing on the aging situation in urban Shanghai, China, this paper analyzes the changes and development in the elderly care policy concerning aspects of pension insurance, medical care insurance and the housing system. The elderly care situation in Shanghai was examined in order to find out the challenge to the traditional way of elderly care, and to see what the government has done to improve the welfare for its senior citizens, how the government and community help with the elderly care and what the elderly need. With the help of interviews and researches among elderly in downtown Shanghai, the author explored the new care system which combines home care and institutional support together. From analyzing the role government and... (More)
Focusing on the aging situation in urban Shanghai, China, this paper analyzes the changes and development in the elderly care policy concerning aspects of pension insurance, medical care insurance and the housing system. The elderly care situation in Shanghai was examined in order to find out the challenge to the traditional way of elderly care, and to see what the government has done to improve the welfare for its senior citizens, how the government and community help with the elderly care and what the elderly need. With the help of interviews and researches among elderly in downtown Shanghai, the author explored the new care system which combines home care and institutional support together. From analyzing the role government and community had played in assisting the home care and institutional construction, the current situations an the future improvement of this new method were discussed. (Less)
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author
Wang, Jingshu
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organization
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type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
aging, aging policy, pension, medical, housing, institutional support, home care method, Social sciences, Samhällsvetenskaper
language
English
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1326349
date added to LUP
2006-02-13
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2006-02-13
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  abstract     = {Focusing on the aging situation in urban Shanghai, China, this paper analyzes the changes and development in the elderly care policy concerning aspects of pension insurance, medical care insurance and the housing system. The elderly care situation in Shanghai was examined in order to find out the challenge to the traditional way of elderly care, and to see what the government has done to improve the welfare for its senior citizens, how the government and community help with the elderly care and what the elderly need. With the help of interviews and researches among elderly in downtown Shanghai, the author explored the new care system which combines home care and institutional support together. From analyzing the role government and community had played in assisting the home care and institutional construction, the current situations an the future improvement of this new method were discussed.},
  author       = {Wang, Jingshu},
  keyword      = {aging,aging policy,pension,medical,housing,institutional support,home care method,Social sciences,Samhällsvetenskaper},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {ELDERLY WELFARE DEVELOPMENT AND THE ELDERLY CARE SITUATION IN URBAN SHANGHAI},
  year         = {2006},
}