Hairdressing and Beauty Service for Bedridden Elderly (ねたきり高齢者訪問理容・美容サービス)

Older persons (65 years old and above) who are certified at Levels 3, 4, or 5 in the national scale of nursing needs and who are bedridden, are eligible for this service. If qualified, the NGO can arrange a local hair dresser or/and beauty parlor to visit the older person's home for hair cut/dressing for up to 5 times a year.

Palliative Care for Advanced Dementia Patients (中大建议以舒缓性手法护理末期脑退化症患者的吞咽困难)

In feeding advanced dementia patients, The Chinese University of Hong Kong proposes using the palliative care approach, such as hand feeding, instead of the common tube feeding in order to reduce the suffering of older persons with swallowing problems.

Halmae's food (할매스 푸드)

As part of the elderly employment promotion project by the Ministry of Health and Welfare, the restaurant is run by a group of older women, or "halmae" (granny), from the Busan Seo-gu Senior Club. They serve food (e.g. snack food, instant noodles, fried rice, etc) at a cost lower than other restaurants, and all the profits will be used to promote elderly employment. 

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