100 Warm-Winter Packages for 100 community senior citizens. Each package includes: 1 professional health examination, 1 professional service plan design, 8-hour integrated home care services, 1-year-free hot-line service, and 1 new-year gift. 100 packages will be delivered by the Leling, a Non-Profit Organization providing professional community care services for the elderly people with disabilities in poor families.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
Along with the aging society, the number of aged people with disability is estimated to be 33 million persons in China, which accounts for 19% of the total 169 million of the aged population. Health care for the disabled elderly people is not covered by social security system, and is a urgent demand.
How will this project solve this problem?
Leling is providing community services as a Non-Profit Organization, using donations in visiting services for the poor elderly people with disabilities.
Potential Long Term Impact
Trying to find a proper Chinese way to nursing the elderly at home and in community. In 2010, the population over age of 60 was 169 million in China, and the increase rate is 1 million per year.
Total Funding Received to Date: $1,374
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $3,386
Total Funding Goal: $4,760