Article http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/jhass.2024.03.011

Suggestions on the Development of China’s Elderly Care Industries Based on the Experience of Switzerland


Rui Xiao

School of Foreign Languages, Shanghai Maritime University, Shanghai, China.

*Corresponding author: Rui Xiao

Published: April 18,2024


Compared to 2022, the number of elderly in 2023 has risen, indicating an aging tendency in China. This poses a challenge to the existing elderly care system and policies, necessitating reforms and adjustments. This study is based on the literature study of the elderly care industry in Switzerland and China. The comparative analysis is carried out to explore the factors restricting the development of the elderly care industry in China. Combined with the actual situation of China and the excellent experience of Switzerland, this paper puts forward some policy suggestions for the elderly care industry in China. The Swiss elderly care industry's emphasis on the security system, government support, services, information technology, and talent training has propelled it to a world-leading position. Drawing from Switzerland's successful experience, China can enhance its retirement pension system, boost government support and oversight, elevate the quality of elderly care services, advance information-sharing technology, train professionals, and more. These efforts aim to foster the sustainable growth of China's elderly care sector and mitigate the challenges posed by an aging population.


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How to cite this paper

Suggestions on the Development of China’s Elderly Care Industries Based on the Experience of Switzerland

How to cite this paper: Rui Xiao. (2024) Suggestions on the Development of China’s Elderly Care Industries Based on the Experience of Switzerland. Journal of Humanities, Arts and Social Science8(3), 609-614.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/jhass.2024.03.011