The Communist Party of China has accumulated significant experience in leading the people towards the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation through the unique Chinese path to modernization. It is essential to discuss the functional impact of the Chinese path to modernization on achieving a better life for the people, taking into account the characteristics of the social law of dialectical unity of means and ends. This article examines the historical evolution characteristics of the Chinese path to modernization in guiding the people towards a better life, revealing the pattern of leapfrog development of the Chinese people from rising up, becoming prosperous, to growing strong. From a value perspective, it explores the purpose of promoting a better life for the people through the Chinese path to modernization, uncovering the pattern of continuous improvement in the people's lives from meeting basic needs to attaining a well-off life and ultimately striving for a high-quality life. From a methodological standpoint, this article explores the scientific methodology of planning a better life for the people through the Chinese path to modernization, revealing the secrets of the CPC's success in effectively governing the country, ensuring national security, and winning the hearts of the people over the long term. It provides the rational and effective solution for a more solid and effective realization of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation in the future.