Case Study for the Elderly Welfare Center for the Aging Society

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  • Lee, Kaha (Dept. of Digital Media Design, Hongik University, International Design School for Advanced Studies) ;
  • Kim, Seung-In (Digital Media Design, Hongik University, International Design School for Advanced Studies)
  • 이가하 (홍익대학교 국제디자인전문대학원 디지털미디어디자인전공) ;
  • 김승인 (홍익대학교 국제디자인전문대학원)
  • Received : 2018.05.18
  • Accepted : 2018.07.20
  • Published : 2018.07.28


This study examines the services provided by the elderly welfare center in Korea, which have entered the aged society since 2017. And it suggests future direction of development. In order to present the direction of development, I surveyed three cases in Germany, Sweden, and Japan and conducted In-depth Interviews with 12 elderly people. According to the interviews and case studies, first, it is necessary to make people participate in many programs, secondly, it should be made that the welfare centers are not used only by elderly people, third, elderly people should be provided with program to participate in self, it is important. Currently, Welfare Centers are applying different programs in different regions, so it is a limitation of this study that I do not know how the program is going on. In future research, it is necessary to investigate cases in Korea and specific programs that can be applied to local characteristics and common without regional difference.


Supported by : Hongik University


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