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In 2020, the Foundation of Thai Gerontology Research and Development Institute (TGRI) published that 18% of Thailand's 66.5 million people, 12 million people, are elderly. And, this number is increasing rapidly, so much so that by 2022, the number of elderly will exceed 20% of the total population, which causes Thailand to become a "Complete-aged society". For low-income elderly community members, access to constant care and purchasing medical equipment can become difficult and a financial hardship. Thus, the forOldy project aims to reduce this burden for the elderly and their family members by creating a membership network that lets the elderly live more comfortably.
The forOldy project aims to address the issue of the increasing elderly population by creating a network in Thailand to improve the quality of life of these elderly individuals. Through this project, we help the elderly in five different ways: