Chen Lanying (R1) gives an elderly man health check at his home. [e.chengdu.cn]
Chen Lanying from Garden Community in the city's Qingyang District was a doctor in a hospital for most of her life. Since retirement, she has taken first aid kits with her wherever she goes, and has saved people in emergencies many times.
This July, Chen set up the Health Publicity Team of Garden Community which consists of 13 members including volunteers and retired pharmacists.
The team mainly gives lectures on disease prevention and the scientific use of medicine; carries out free medical consultations; and, provides door-to-door services to elderly residents with mobility problems.
This September, an elderly woman surnamed Sun who had difficulty moving about gave Chen a call. Chen visited her immediately.
Through examination, she found the cause behind Sun's problem and began administering her physiotherapy. After 14 days' treatment, Sun could walk again.
"It is a happy thing to help others. I hope more young people can join us. Only in this way will our love be passed down," Chen said.
(Source: e.chengdu.cn/Translated and edited by Women of China)