Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, February 21. In order to implement the national strategy of actively responding to population aging, the State Council recently issued the "14th Five-Year Plan for the Development of the National Aging Cause and Service System for the Aged" (hereinafter referred to as the "Plan"), focusing on promoting the cause of aging. To develop in coordination with the industry, to promote the high-quality development of the elderly care service system, and to clarify the overall requirements, main goals and tasks during the "14th Five-Year Plan" period.

  The "Plan" pointed out that under the guidance of the major plans and policy opinions of the Party and the state, my country has made a series of new achievements in the development of the cause of the elderly and the construction of the elderly care service system.

Population aging is an objective trend of the development of human society. With a solid material foundation, sufficient human capital, and a long-standing culture of filial piety, China is fully qualified, capable and confident to solve this major issue.

At the same time, we should also see that my country's elderly population is large and the aging speed is fast, and the demand structure of the elderly is changing from a survival type to a development type. .

  The "Plan" emphasizes that under the guidance of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, adhere to the leadership of the party committee, the leadership of the government, the participation of the society, and the action of the whole people, and implement the national strategy to actively respond to population aging, so as to accelerate the improvement of social security, elderly care services, and health support Focus on the system, integrate the concept of active aging and the concept of healthy aging into the whole process of economic and social development, do our best and do what we can, deepen reform, comprehensively implement policies, increase institutional innovation, policy supply, and financial input, so as to make a difference in the elderly. New progress has been made in terms of care, medical care, action, learning, and enjoyment for the elderly, so that the elderly can share the fruits of reform and development and enjoy a happy old age.

  The "Plan" puts forward the development goals of the "14th Five-Year Plan" period, that is, the supply of elderly care services will continue to expand, the health support system for the elderly will be more complete, the multi-format innovation and integration of services for the elderly will be developed, the ability to guarantee factors will continue to be enhanced, and the social environment will be more suitable for the elderly. It also clarified 9 major indicators such as the total number of elderly service beds and the proportion of nursing beds in elderly care institutions, to promote the whole society to actively respond to the initial formation of an aging population pattern, and the sense of achievement, happiness and security of the elderly have been significantly improved.

  The "Plan" deploys 9 specific tasks, including building a solid social security and basic elderly care service network, expanding the coverage of inclusive elderly care services, strengthening the capacity of home and community elderly care services, improving the elderly health support system, vigorously developing the silver-haired economy, and practicing Implement a positive outlook on aging, create an elderly-friendly social environment, strengthen the support system for development elements, and safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of the elderly.

At the same time, the "Planning" has set up columns for the improvement of public elderly care institutions, the special action to improve the ability of combining medical and elderly care, the action of wisdom to help the elderly, and the action of talent team building, etc., to promote the implementation of major strategic deployments.

  The "Planning" requires that the party's core role of leading the overall situation and coordinating all parties should be brought into full play, the guarantee of the rule of law should be improved, the organization and coordination should be strengthened, and evaluation and assessment should be implemented to provide a strong guarantee for the implementation of the plan.

Local governments at or above the county level shall, in accordance with the requirements of this plan and in light of the actual situation, refine relevant indicators, promote the implementation of tasks, and ensure that responsibilities are in place, work is in place, investment is in place, and results are seen.

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