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The Reinterpretation of the Daily Life of Korean-Chinese Senior Citizens - Focused on the ‘SEIL’-Senior Citizen (Community) Center -



The Reinterpretation of the Daily Life of Korean-Chinese Senior Citizens - Focused on the ‘SEIL’-Senior Citizen (Community) Center -



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The Korean-Chinese senior citizens might experience restrictions on socio-cultural activities as it is difficult for them to overcome discrimination and otherness as a minority group and also the aged in urban villages of slumism. This study has identified the enculturation process in daily life that occurred in a new community (senior citizen center) by focusing on senior Korean-Chinese and also their daily routines. According to the results of research, some of the senior citizens in senior citizen center enjoyed a new life by interacting with others in their daily life including the dance, song, choreography, and volunteering activities according to their physical conditions. Some of the senior citizens utilized their experience and skills in agriculture they accumulated in their lives from the past reproducing the relationship with family members and neighbors in a medium of crops through optimized agricultural labor and building the continuity of life.Korean-Chinese senior citizens living in the present were found to utilize their skills and experience in agriculture they learned in their lives or to systemize their daily life while exchanging the expertise and skills they absorbed as an educator or technician. Daily life of the senior citizens were found and understood in the practical space where they achieved accomplishment and pleasure in labor and the quality and happiness of their particular lives by participating in various practical activities. Daily life of them found hereof continue to last as they are a part of daily routine for restoring the 'work opportunity' (life-work, social/cultural/volunteering activities)' that grants the continuity on their lives and also the pride in their hearts.Seen in this context, they have become an important asset for connecting the identity of the senior citizens.

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