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Analysis of the Survival Dilemma and Countermeasures of Rural Elderly Women

Rui Gao, Yang Chen


With the increasing aging of China's population, the number of rural elderly women, the "vulnerable among the weak" group, is also increasing. This paper takes the members of the shiyuan Community Warm Grandma Workshop and the elderly women in the community as the research object, through their observation and conversation with them, analyzes the living conditions and plight of today's rural elderly women from the four aspects of material, spiritual, health and social status, analyzes the reasons from the vulnerability and stability of rural elderly women themselves, and puts forward countermeasures and suggestions for these current situations and dilemmas from social security, laws and regulations, social organizations and rural elderly women themselves.


Rural Elderly Women; Dilemma; Status Quo; Countermeasures

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18686/fm.v7i3.5358