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30 Jun 2018

"Elderly Smart" – Age-friendly City

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With the sponsorship of The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, RTHK has produced a series of 30-minute TV programme titled “Elderly Smart”, which features elderly policies and local wisdoms on ageing all around the world. On the theme of “Age-friendly City”, the second episode introduces the Jockey Club Age-friendly City Project and the work of building an age-friendly city in Japan, with the highest proportion of elderly population in the world, such as the elderly-friendly shopping street in the capital, Tokyo, as well as the walkable living circle, rental flats for the elderly and employment centers for silver group in Matsuyama, Shikoku. To learn more about how various cities in Japan develop their age-friendly living environments that encourage the local elderly to stay active in the community, click here to review the episode broadcasted on 30 June 2018 (Chinese version only).

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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