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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2023, 6(4); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2023.060409.

Research on the Phenomenon of End-of-Life Care for Empty Nesters from the Perspective of Social Security


Shuguang Zhang

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Shuguang Zhang

Zibo Municipal Statistical Comprehensive Service Center, Zibo, 255095, Shandong, China


The aging problem is a population problem that China must face and pay attention to at this stage, and China has already entered an aging society in 2000, and the phenomenon of "getting old before getting rich" has appeared. However, while aging brings challenges to China's socio-economic development, it also brings opportunities, such as the development of the elderly social service industry to provide employment opportunities for some people. As a part of the pension system, hospice care should be valued and promoted, but due to the influence of China's traditional view of life and death and the fact that hospice care is not included in the medical insurance system, the concept of hospice care has not been widely publicized, the hospice cause has not been developed as it should, and the hospice care of empty nesters is even more difficult. This paper will analyze the current situation of hospice care for empty nesters and the difficulties encountered in the development of hospice from the perspective of social security, so that more people can rationally choose hospice services.


empty nesters, Hospice care, social security

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Shuguang Zhang. Research on the Phenomenon of End-of-Life Care for Empty Nesters from the Perspective of Social Security. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2023) Vol. 6, Issue 4: 45-49. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2023.060409.


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