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Department Information

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Introduction

Department of vision: to care for senior citizens groups for the purpose of the Institute is best
Since 94 school year, set out "Gerontechnology and Service Management" in the long-range plan for school development priorities characteristics, Integration of resources in the field of technology and management of the school to promote seniors' mental and physical health, life independence "as the goal, the school adopted a "resource integration, staff and students to participate in" the development strategy, combined with the existing resources engineering, electrical and commercial capital management institute in the field of three to systematize the steps and methods, implement surface and produce results, the establishment of of "Gerontechnology and Service Management" in the long-range plan for school development priorities features real precedent Vocational School of Technology, has become the yardstick measures medium-range planning of the school of the future of teaching, research and social services. The following replies were elderly care trend statement:
1. The advent of an aging society
Due to the rapid progress of economic development, biomedical science and technology, and improve national health habits and improve health care quality, prompting the national average student prolong life. Life expectancy for men increased by 76, female life expectancy increased by 83. According to the Ministry of Interior in August 2004 and Statistics Department released the "key indicators of the elderly population in Taiwan analysis," pointed out that in recent years, the rapid increase in the elderly population, the population ratio of about 9.48% over 65 years, the population aging index of 49.02%. This situation will allow Taiwan's population structure tends to be more aging. Made on the basis of the Executive Yuan CEPD population estimates of 2020, the ratio of population aged 65 and reached 14% in 2018, the more than more than 20 percent, a rate second only to Japan's aging population, the world's second.
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