By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
Democratic Progressive Party vice presidential candidate Chen Chien-jen on
Monday reaffirmed the DPP presidential ticket’s long-term elder care proposal.
Long-term elder care in remote areas should not be overlooked, Chen said during a visit to an elder care center in Taitung County in eastern Taiwan. DPP presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen’s 10-year long-term care version 2.0 is designed to complement insufficient long-term care resources in remote areas, Chen added.
Long-term elder care requires not only love but also elder care centers in both cities and remote areas, Chen said, adding that funds and resources would be evenly distributed. [FULL STORY]