The Main Experience and Characteristic of Taiwan Age-Friendly City Building——Take Chiayi City as an Example
XIE Nan;Institute of Taiwan Studies,Chinese Academy of Social Science;
In age of the increasing challenge of aging population, Taiwan began to build"Age-Friendly City"from 2010 in many cities and counties. Following eight aspects of WHO initiative, Taiwan try to build "inclusive and practical urban environment and the aged revitalizing city". Chiayi city, as the first participator, concludes its experience for success as follows: First, to set up a cross-department commission with major ministers as its member, integrating all kinds of internal and external resources; Second, to take the requirement of the aged as its plan focus,formulating the reference system and action plan with clear local characteristic; Third, to develop sustainable mechanism for"Age-Friendly City"with both internal and external conditions. The fact in Taiwan proves that the building of"Age-Friendly City"could improve the city competitiveness and render a new method to deal with the city development management and the aging population.
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