Cultural performance marks senior citizens festival in Suzhou

Oct 11, 2018|By Tong Wangyue

A cultural performance presented by senior artists from art troupes across the city was held yesterday in Suzhou to celebrate the upcoming Double Ninth Festival and the city's 31st Senior Citizens Festival.

Suzhou reported 1.76 million senior citizens in the first half of this year, accounting for 26 percent of the total population. In recent years, the city has made great efforts in establishing an elderly care service system to meet the needs for social and economic development.

So far, the city has built 224 nursing institutions for the aged. Among them, 146 institutions with 36,000 beds and 12,000 senior care workers offer professional elderly care service.

A ceremony was also held last night to award the best elderly-care workers in the city.

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