Recently, General Secretary Xi Jinping visited the Binhe Community Home Care Service Center in the High-tech Zone during an inspection in Chengde City, Hebei Province to conduct field investigations on elderly care services.

  Responding to the aging of the population, realizing the well-being of the people, and promoting the healthy development of the elderly care industry are all important tasks of General Secretary Xi Jinping's attention.

  In February, the Politburo of the Communist Party of China took the 28th collective study. From the perspective of promoting high-quality and sustainable development of social security undertakings, it studied the old-age insurance system, the development of social welfare undertakings such as old-age care, and the improvement of the care and service system for the elderly. A series of major issues including.

  In May, the Political Bureau of the Central Committee listened to reports on major policies and measures to actively respond to population aging during the "14th Five-Year Plan" period.

  In July, the "Decision of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and the State Council on Optimizing Fertility Policies to Promote Long-term and Balanced Population Development" was released.

This is regarded as an important document for actively responding to aging and promoting the long-term balanced development of the population.

  In August, I went to Chengde and specially arranged to inspect the community pension work.

This is the afternoon of August 24, when Xi Jinping was in the Binhe Community of Chengde High-tech Zone, he had a cordial exchange with the residents of the community.

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  At present, there are more than 260 million people in my country who are 60 years old and above.

Relevant departments predict that during the "14th Five-Year Plan" period, the country's elderly population will exceed 300 million.

  In the "14th Five-Year Plan" proposal approved by the Fifth Plenary Session of the Nineteenth Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, for the first time, the "implementation of a national strategy for actively responding to population aging" was listed in the field of health.

  "Actively responding to population aging is related to national development and people's livelihood and is an important measure for achieving high-quality economic development, maintaining national security and social stability." The Politburo meeting of the CPC Central Committee held in May this year pointed out that actively responding to population aging The practical significance of.

  The aging of the population is a challenge and also an opportunity for economic and social development.

According to the prediction of relevant experts, the scale of investment in the "Silver Economy" during the "14th Five-Year Plan" period will further expand, and consumption by the elderly will continue to burst.

Therefore, it is necessary to promote the coordinated development of the elderly care industry and the elderly care industry, further tap the potential of the "silver economy", and cultivate and develop new economic momentum.

  At the Home Care Service Center in Binhe Community of Chengde High-tech Zone, General Secretary Xi Jinping inspected the information platform, adaptive aging transformation and other projects, and asked in detail about the scope of services, rescue methods and other matters.

This is the afternoon of August 24. Xi Jinping inspected the aging renovation and other projects at the Home Care Service Center in Binhe Community, High-tech Zone, Chengde City.

Photo by Xinhua News Agency reporter Li Xueren

  This is the afternoon of August 24. Xi Jinping inspected the aging renovation and other projects at the Home Care Service Center in Binhe Community, High-tech Zone, Chengde City.

Photo by Xinhua News Agency reporter Li Xueren

  Improving the elderly care service system is a key measure to deal with the aging of the population.

The "14th Five-Year Plan" outline proposes a number of measures, including "integrating and utilizing existing resources to develop embedded elderly care in communities" and "actively developing mutual assistance for elderly care such as rural mutual happiness homes".

  The survey shows that more than 90% of the elderly in my country tend to live at home.

Embedding high-quality, professional elderly care service resources in the community to meet the needs of elderly elderly who can enjoy quality services without leaving the community is not only conducive to reducing elderly care costs, but also enabling quality elderly care services to benefit more elderly people.

  During the inspection, the general secretary emphasized that "improving the community home care service network, and building a home care service system that coordinated with home community institutions and combined medical care and health care", pointed out the direction for the development of a Chinese characteristic care service system.

This is the afternoon of August 24. Xi Jinping had a cordial conversation with elderly volunteers at the Home Care Service Center in Binhe Community, High-tech Zone, Chengde City.

Photo by Xinhua News Agency reporter Shen Hong

  For the elderly, a happy old age is inseparable from the material protection of "the old age", but also the spiritual pursuit of "the old age".

Only by meeting the various needs of the elderly can we protect them to enjoy a happy and happy old age.

  "It is necessary to combine the benefits of the elderly with the support of the elderly, study and improve policies and measures, encourage the elderly to continue to shine, give full play to the role of the younger elderly, and encourage volunteers to do more in community governance." The words of General Secretary Xi Jinping warmed the hearts of the elderly.

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