In 1999, Mr.Chao Ching founded Hua-Shan Social Welfare Foundation for those elderly people who are disabled or demented, and those who live alone whit income below the poverty line.Taiwan has become an aging society.According to the Ministry of lnterior,the population in Taiwan were 65 years old and above, just over the standard set by WHO for an aging society. This percentage has increased at an amazing speed to 12％ in 2014.Senior welfare has become a pressing issue for the government and the society as a whole.
Since 2000 Huashan Social Welfare Foundation has set up “community half-way station” in different areas to provide geriatric day care. It is expected that a total of 369 stations shall be set up in twenty years to provide care for the local communities. Services include home visits by volunteers, accompany to health clinics, bathing, and supplies aid.