Let the elderly enjoy a smart life, my country ushered in the 12th “Respect for the Aged Month”
Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, October 1st (Reporter Tian Xiaohang) On the 1st, my country ushered in the 12th “Respect for the Aged Month”. The theme of this year’s “Respect for the Aged Month” is “Implementing the National Strategy to Actively Address the Ageing Population, and Enjoying the Smart Elderly Life” .
In 2020, “Respect for the Aged Month” will be launched in my country to implement the “Smart Helping the Elderly” action. During the “Respect for the Aged Month” this year, we will focus on the actual needs of the elderly to further promote this action.
According to the “Announcement of the National Working Committee on Aging on the 2021 National “Respect for the Elderly” Campaign”, in October this year, a nationwide promotion of the use of smart technology by the elderly will be launched, and the “Community Youth Action” will be launched to guide youth social organizations , Youth Affairs Social Workers, etc. help the elderly learn to use electronic devices such as computers and smartphones, and master the skills of life facilitation such as showing health codes, scanning codes for payment, traveling, and seeking medical treatment.
The notice also requires that in key industry service locations such as medical and health, financial services, government services, transportation, culture, and tourism, some manual windows and voluntary service posts should be reserved to provide convenience for the elderly.
In addition to carrying out the “Smart Helping the Elderly” action, this year’s “Respect for the Aged Month” will also carry out visits and condolences and a series of public welfare activities; strengthen epidemic prevention and control, popularize health knowledge and policies; strengthen publicity and advocacy, and create a social atmosphere of respecting and loving the elderly; continuing; Care and support, protect the legal rights and interests of the elderly; enrich the cultural and sports life, and promote the social participation of the elderly.