Current Status of Long-term Care in Taiwan: Transition of Long-term Care Plan From 1.0 to 2.0

Document Type : Letter to Editor


Taiwan Ministry of Health and Welfare, Taipei City, Taiwan


Main Subjects


Dear Editor,

Population aging is an issue that all developed countries in the world are facing today. In 1993, Taiwan officially entered the aging society and fertility rate has been less than 2 since 1985, and trending less than 1.5 in the past decade. The situation of having fewer children was getting severe, so that our number of members per household has dropped from 3.57 to 2.70 in the past 20 years. By 2018, Taiwan has became an aged society... (Read more...)


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Volume 9, Issue 8
August 2020
Pages 363-364
  • Receive Date: 20 August 2019
  • Revise Date: 07 November 2019
  • Accept Date: 09 November 2019
  • First Publish Date: 01 August 2020