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The Study on the Spatial Change in an Aging Society

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  • You, Seung-Hee (Dept. of U-City IT Convergence & Urban Policy, Hansei University) ;
  • Kwon, Chang-Hee (Dept. of U-City IT Convergence & Urban Policy, Hansei University)
  • 유승희 (한세대학교 대학원 U-City IT융합 도시정책학과) ;
  • 권창희 (한세대학교 대학원 U-City IT융합 도시정책학과)
  • Received : 2016.09.09
  • Accepted : 2017.01.20
  • Published : 2017.01.28

Abstract

The purpose of the study is to come up with counter plans to the spatial change caused by an aging society. To achieve the purpose of this study, research methods are conducted in the literature survey and the census data are compared. This study focuses on an aging society, the current status of space and related problems, based on political economic spatial concepts, and then presents five countermeasures as follows. First, the planning considering the aging populations. Second, increase in total fertility rate and increase population absorption. Third, increased economic vitality of the elderly due to increased participation in the production of senior citizens. Forth, establishment and implementation of regional development plan for the elderly. Fifth, needs to transform the spatial policies of the aged to prepare a large gap in space. The result of this paper proposes the need to change the living space policies and planning to avoid mismatching between them, reducing the aging speed simultaneously. The study is expected to contribute to the establishment of a space plan for areas where the aging population is rapidly increasing.

Keywords

Spatial change;Social change;Urban spatial structure;Aging society;Spatial policy

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