|▲ Go Ok-ja, CEO of All Hearted Silver Town|
The Korean society is rapidly getting into an aging society. According to the Statistics Korea, people aged over 65 surpassed people aged between 0 and 14 as of 2017. While we are much worried about decreasing population, we also have to pay attention to effective welfare systems for the aged.
Located in Dalseong County, All Hearted Silver Town is offering top notch care services with its top notch medical, leisure and sports facilities in addition to its 60 rooms to accommodate elderly people.
Go Ok-ja, the CEO of All Hearted Silver Town, and her staff make a regular visit to advanced countries to learn and adopt better systems in speed. She makes kimchi and basic side dishes with the staff together to raise consolidation and colleagueship because it is very important to effectively run the business.
"I poured everything I had to build All Hearted Silver Town for better and comfortable lives of the elderly people. The wheelchairs can freely travel in and around the town with low window to see outside. 2/3 of the walls are made of glass where you can see beautiful rural villages.
The terrace is turned into a cafe where you can sip a cup of coffee or tea while enjoying the beautiful landscape. You can't help feeling that you are more than your home at All Hearted Silver Town. I'm telling you that a silver town is not a hospital facility but a living" explains Go.
If you are tired of being in-door, you are encouraged to take part in outdoor activities such as visiting a theater to watch a play or musical. All daily activities made in and out of All Hearted Silver Town is updated to the families of the members through BAND (SNS app) and they also can make a video call with their families by using the table PCs furnished in the facilities.
Also, All Hearted Silver Town runs a cognition improvement program and updates the progress to the families on a regular basis. What is more, All Hearted Silver Town provides only the best quality diapers for health and safety reason.
"There is a common ground between children and elderly: they need utmost attention and care. And health and safety especially comes first in that regard."
However, Go regrets the lack of government recognition and support for carers who are undervalued and underpaid. This makes her hard to find enough manpower to join this socially needed and important job. Nevertheless, the passion and devotion of Go and the staff is unchanging and they are sweating to offer a better and happier silver town experience right at this very moment.
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