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Objectives of the Jockey Club Age-friendly City Project

  • Assess the age-friendliness of each district and build momentum in developing an age-friendly community
  • Recommend a framework for districts to undertake continual improvement for the well-being of senior citizens
  • Arouse public awareness and encourage community participation in building an age-friendly city
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Major Project Components

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1. The AgeWatch Index for Hong Kong

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1. The AgeWatch Index for Hong Kong

  • Develop a local AgeWatch Index for Hong Kong and publicise annual results to identify areas for improvement and facilitate project planning
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2. Comprehensive Support Scheme for Districts

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2. Comprehensive Support Scheme for Districts

  • Conduct baseline assessments in 18 districts on the level of age-friendliness
  • Formulate a three-year action plan on age-friendliness for each district in consultation with District Councils and other community stakeholders
  • Recruit and provide training to AFC ambassadors
  • Liaise with NGOs for implementing district-based programmes

Comprehensive Support Scheme for Districts

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Jockey Club Institute of Ageing,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Sau Po Centre on Ageing,
The University of Hong Kong
Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies,
Lingnan University
Instutute of Active Ageing,
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Kwai Tsing
  • North
  • Sai Kung
  • Sha Tin
  • Tai Po
  • Central and Western
  • Eastern
  • Southern
  • Wan Chai
  • Wong Tai Sin
  • Islands
  • Tsuen Wan
  • Tuen Mun
  • Yuen Long
  • Kowloon City
  • Kwun Tong
  • Sham Shui Po
  • Yau Tsim Mong
Jockey Club Institute of Ageing,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Sau Po Centre on Ageing,
The University of Hong Kong
  • Kwai Tsing
  • North
  • Sai Kung
  • Sha Tin
  • Tai Po
  • Central and Western
  • Eastern
  • Southern
  • Wan Chai
  • Wong Tai Sin
Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies,
Lingnan University
Instutute of Active Ageing,
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Islands
  • Tsuen Wan
  • Tuen Mun
  • Yuen Long
  • Kowloon City
  • Kwun Tong
  • Sham Shui Po
  • Yau Tsim Mong
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3. Publicity and Public Education

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3. Publicity and Public Education

  • Implement citywide publicity and public education activities
  • Collaborate with RTHK Radio 5 as a media partner in promoting age-friendly messages
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4. Project Evaluation

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4. Project Evaluation

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of district-based programmes and the overall Project
  • Consolidate best practices in building an age-friendly city

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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