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Jockey Club

Age-friendly City

In response to the challenges and opportunities of an ageing population, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust has partnered with four gerontology research institutes in Hong Kong to implement the Jockey Club Age-friendly City Project with the aim of building an age-friendly city which can cater for the needs of all ages.

Concept of Age-friendly City (AFC)

Eight domains summarising factors and key elements of the urban environment that support active and healthy ageing were identified:
  • imageOutdoor spaces and buildings
  • imageTransportation
  • imageHousing
  • imageSocial participation
  • imageRespect and social inclusion
  • imageCivic participation and employment
  • imageCommunication and information
  • imageCommunity support and health services

Project Achievements

What we have accomplished

District-based programmes supported

Direct beneficiaries of district-based programmes

District baseline assessment reports

Three-year district action plans

Districts of Hong Kong joined the WHO Global AFC Network

Project ambassadors trained

Ambassador activities organised

Participants of ambassador activities

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District-based programmes supported

140

Direct beneficiaries of district-based programmes

114,600+

District baseline assessment reports

18

Three-year district action plans

18

Districts of Hong Kong joined the WHO Global AFC Network

18

Project ambassadors trained

2,260+

Ambassador activities organised

130+

Participants of ambassador activities

4,300+

Media
Coverage

Media Coverage

28 Aug 2020

香港中文大學賽馬會老年學研究所舉辦「賽馬會齡活城市計劃」網上公眾論壇 ─ 信息流通.齡活耆年 共同探討長者資訊交流及數碼共融的重要性 (Chinese version only)

20 Jul 2020

Join hands in building an age-friendly city and unleashing the potential of the silver market
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Recent
Events

Recent Events

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29 Oct 2020

"Jockey Club Age-friendly City Project" Online Public Forum - Respect and Social Inclusion
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30 Sep 2020

Jockey Club Age-friendly City Partnership Scheme 2020
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28 Aug 2020

"Jockey Club Age-friendly City Project" Online Public Forum - Age-friendly Communication and Information
Explore the importance of communication and information for the elderly and digital inclusion
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14 Dec 2019

Jockey Club Age-friendly City Project Public Forum - Sliver Power, Get Set, Go!
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Initiated and funded by:

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Project partners:

  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • The University of Hong Kong
  • Lingnan University
  • The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Jockey Club Institute of Ageing
  • Sau Po Centre on Ageing
  • Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies
  • Institute of Active Ageing
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