Pingtan Xiaoxin Old-age Service Center, Pingtan's first intelligent old-age service center, is established in Pingtan, Fujian province, on March 22. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
Pingtan in South China's Fujian province opened its first intelligent old-age service center on March 22, as the island city explores new ways of caring for its elderly residents.
Pingtan Xiaoxin Old-age Service Center combines an online platform with offline services to provide the elderly with efficient and convenient access to a greater variety of services, including housekeeping, health care and emergency rescue.
The center has also created a special app, which will allow elderly patients'children to track their parents'health in real time using smart gadgets worn by their parents.
Elderly residents will also have access to customized services like family care and entertainment at the press of a button.