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If you are not available on the day, please contact the leader to see how he/she could do for you.
Share your style. Let’s work and play in Longtan!
Taoyuan has also been a popular tourist city among locals and international travelers, where many international travelers choose to make a stop for the beautiful and fabulous Taoyuan attractions such as Cihu Mausoleum, Xiao Wulai Scenic Area, Daxi Old Street, and Longtan Lake.
Dream Never Gets Old – BAITANG International Work Camp 2015
Dacun Township is situated in middle part of Changhua County, and Baitang Village is located in the south of Dacun Township. There are two famous features in Baitang Village, one is the local agro product – grapes, summer (from June to July) is the peak season. The other is Seniors Orchestra, an ensemble comprised of seniors who are around 75 years old and they really enjoy performance and Flash Mob. Baitang village is an ageing population villiage, but the residents are very friendly, and you can feel the passion from them.
According to the statistic, the proportion of elderly population in Taiwan will be exceed 42% and soon will be one of the super- aged nation. How important to let seniors in Taiwan live happy, safe, and dignified lives in their own homes and communities. Therefore, we hope to bring the elder and the youth closer through elderly-caring and Flash Mob with the Senior Orchestra by this workcamp. You are really welcome to Baitang community to enjoy this hot summer vacation with our HOT elderly by taking part of Baitang International worcamp.
Global aging is a highly foreseeable long-term trend and will drastically change the way that societies and economies work. Hondao Senior Citizen’s welfare Foundation established in 1995 addressed this issue by proactively changing the seniors and the public’s perception of the ageing while providing community service to enhance health of the seniors. Hondao aims to let seniors live in the happier and more dignified lives in their own homes and communities.
This project first took place in Xishi community which is located in Fuxing village in 2009. Last year, Xishi and four other communities established a Fuxing Elderly Community Alliance. Through their combination, the services were expanded and they all looking forward to the young people coming all over the world to participate in the work camp here.
In 2015, Xishi community will build an Elder Day-Care center, providing services on the basis of Maslow’s theory (Physiological needs, Safety needs, Love and belonging needs, Esteem needs, Self-actualization needs)for different needs of healthy elders. You can fully get along with elders in camp, attain to different cultural exchange through chat with them, design courses, held activities.