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Effects of Social Insurance on Health Status and Quality of Life of the Middle-Aged and Elderly
Effects of Social Insurance on Health Status and Quality of Life of the Middle-Aged and Elderly

Author(s): Meijun NING, Luoru MA, Jie MENG, Dongxu ZHANG
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Sociology, Evaluation research, Social development, Gerontology
Published by: Expert Projects Publishing
Keywords: the middle-aged and elderly; social insurance; health status; quality of life; social problem;

Summary/Abstract: A nation is obligate to take care of people’s basic living security, maintain overall social security, and eliminate serious disparity. Humans are a mutual assistance society. The government’s complete planning could enhance the prosperity of society, and complete social insurance planning would gradually replace social assistance. Along with the development of technology, the advance of medicine and health, as well as the promotion of social welfare, people’s life expectancy is prolonged that aging demographic structure becomes the concern of countries in the world. The public increases the demands for social welfare, and the government regards social welfare as the policy focus, aiming to guarantee most people’s basic economic security and quality of life based on joint and several liabilities and mutual assistance in the society. It therefore indirectly affects people’s needs for social insurance. Taking middle-aged and senior citizens in Beijing as the objects, total 288 valid copies of questionnaire are retrieved, with the retrieval rate 82%. Each copy of questionnaire stands for a valid sample. According to the research results, suggestions are proposed, expecting to help the development of domestic social insurance to reinforce social security and reduce people’s doubt about risks through social insurance.

  • Issue Year: 2020
  • Issue No: 70
  • Page Range: 9-19
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: English