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07 Jun 2021

Jockey Club Age-friendly City International Conference cum
City Partnership Scheme Award Presentation Ceremony

The Jockey Club Age-friendly City International Conference cum City Partnership Scheme Award Presentation Ceremony was held on 7 June 2021. Under the theme of "Age-friendly Cities 15 Years On: Origins and Best Practices Worldwide and in Hong Kong", the event has brought together government, business sector, academia, non-profit sector and social enterprises in Hong Kong and overseas to share best practices in building an age-friendly city, facilitate knowledge exchange, as well as enhance future collaboration and sustainable development.

The event consisted of a series of plenary and thematic sessions, thematic forum, exhibition, as well as the award presentation ceremony of the Jockey Club Age-friendly City Partnership Scheme 2020. Please click here to learn more about the outstanding age-friendly practices of the awardees. 

Conference Booklet: Click here

 

Programme Rundown: Click here

 

Presentation:

Opening Plenary
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Topic: The origins of AFC movement

Speaker: Dr. Alexandre KALACHE
President, International Longevity Centre-Brazil
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Topic: Jockey Club Age-friendly City Project: A unique and successful model in building an age-friendly city

Speaker: Mr. Leong CHEUNG
Executive Director, Charities and Community, The Hong Kong Jockey Club

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Thematic Forum – Innovative Age-friendly Practices under the New Normal
Speakers:
Hon. Bernard CHAN
Chairperson, The Hong Kong Council of Social Service
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Mr. Leong CHEUNG
Executive Director, Charities and Community, The Hong Kong Jockey Club
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Dr. Ching-choi LAM
Chairman, Elderly Commission
Mr. Robert WONG
Outstanding Young Person 2015 & Registered architect promoting creative age-friendly design
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Thematic Session - Building an Age‐friendly City for an Ageing Community: The Hong Kong Insights

Topic: Achieving an age-friendly city through a 3-year citywide intervention in Hong Kong: Perspectives of older adults

Speaker: Professor Terry LUM
Associate Director, Sau Po Centre on Ageing, The University of Hong Kong

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Topic: Productive engagement and ageing in productivist welfare regimes: Questing for an age-friendly city in Hong Kong 

Speaker: Professor Joshua MOK
Vice-President, Lingnan University

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Topic: Respect and social inclusion: Building community capacity to generate age-friendly resources for supporting both older adults in general and vulnerable groups

Speaker: Dr. Alma AU
Former Associate Professor in Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

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Topic: Age-friendly communities: A cornerstone for healthy ageing and tackling health inequalities

Speaker: Professor Jean WOO
Director, CUHK Jockey Club Institute of Ageing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

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Thematic Session - Advancing Age‐friendly City: Cooperation and Participation towards Sustainability

Topic: Caring for the elderly. Build a better city 

Speaker: Ms. Winnie HO
Director of Architectural Services, Architectural Services Department

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Topic: The business of longevity in Asia: The rise of a new generation of ageing seniors that are driving new business opportunities in housing, health and care

Speaker: Ms. Janice CHIA
Founder and Executive Director, Ageing Asia

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Topic: Developing sustainable age-friendly programmes in Manchester, UK: New approaches and programmes in the context of Covid-19

Speaker: Professor Christopher PHILLIPSON
Professor of Sociology & Social Gerontology, University of Manchester

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Q & A and Closing Remarks

Speaker: Professor Jean WOO
Director, CUHK Jockey Club Institute of Ageing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
 

Exhibition:

Overview of the Jockey Club Age-friendly City Project
Exhibition Panels: Click here
  
Jockey Club Age-friendly City Partnership Scheme 2020 
Click here to learn more about the outstanding age-friendly practices of the awardees.
 
District-based Programmes by NGOs and Community Organisations
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Central & Western District
Programme: I'm Smart of Road Safety in Age-friendly City
Programme Details: Click here
District Profile: Click here
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Eastern District
Programme: Age-friendly Communication in Eastern Island
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District Profile: Click here
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Islands District
Programme: Tai O Age-friendly Community
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District Profile: Click here
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Kowloon City District
Programme: APPS @ Kowloon City - Transport
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District Profile: Click here
Kwai Tsing District
Programme: 3E Age-friendly Community Project
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District Profile: Click here
Kwun Tong District
Programme: Health @ Community
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District Profile: Click here
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North District
Programme: Healthy North District
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District Profile: Click here
Sai Kung District
Programme: Brain Big Fun Sai Kung 2018
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Sha Tin District
Programme: Fun with Elderly and Youth
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District Profile: Click here
Sham Shui Po District
Programme: Care for the Elderly, Co-construct Our Community
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District Profile: Click here
Southern District
Programme: "Breakthrough" Microfilm Project  & "Breakthrough II" Community Education Project
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Tai Po District
Programme: Story of My Life
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District Profile: Click here
Tsuen Wan District
Programme: Painless Living @ Tsuen Wan
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District Profile: Click here
Tuen Mun District
Programme: "Brain GO" Digital Inclusion Elderly Community
Programme Details: Click here
District Profile: Click here
Wan Chai District
Programme: New Employment Journey for Senior Citizens
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District Profile: Click here
Wong Tai Sin District
Programme: Joyful Walk Together
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District Profile: Click here
Yau Tsim Mong District
Programme: Next Station: Yau Tsim Mong
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District Profile: Click here
Yuen Long District
Programme: YCH A New Era of Ageing Health @ Yuen Long
Programme Details: Click here
District Profile: Click here 

District-based Programmes by Professional Support Teams
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Jockey Club Institute of Ageing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Exhibition Panels: Click here
Programmes:
Districts:
  • Active Ageing Programme 2018
  • Kwai Tsing
  • North
  • Sai Kung
  • Active Ageing Programme 2019
  • Kwai Tsing
  • North
  • Sai Kung
  • Active Ageing Programme 2020
  • Kwai Tsing
  • North
  • Sai Kung
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Sau Po Centre on Ageing, The University of Hong Kong
Exhibition Panels: Click here
Programmes:
Districts:
  • Age-friendly Micro-film Workshop
  • Eastern
  • Age-friendly Photo Voice Workshop and Exhibition
  • Southern
  • Wong Tai Sin
  • Dementia Support Programme in Shek
  • Southern
  • Health Ambassadors Training Programme
  • Eastern
  • Southern
  • Wong Tai Sin
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Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies, Lingnan University
Exhibition Panels: Click here
Programmes:
Districts:
  • Rural Neighbourhood Development Project
  • Tuen Mun
  • Yuen Long
  • Building and Enhancing Supportive Trend: Rural United Nations (BEST RUN)
  • Tuen Mun
  • Yuen Long
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Institute of Active Ageing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Exhibition Panels: Click here
Programmes:
Districts:
  • Capacity Building for Older People through Photovoice
  • Sham Shui Po
  • Yau Tsim Mong
  • My Home My Reimagination!
  • Sham Shui Po
  • Yau Tsim Mong
  • My Home My Reimagination! (2)
  • Sham Shui Po
  • Yau Tsim Mong

Territory-wide Programmes 
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Civic Participation and Employment
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Programme:
  • The New Olds
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Housing
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Programmes:
  • Home Improvement Project for the Elderly
  • Home Modification and Safety Project
  • Age-friendly Home Modification Programme
  • Age-friendly Home Modification Project
  • Home Safety and Living Improvement Project
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Community Support and Health Services
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Programme:
  • Walk the City for Active Ageing
 

Age-friendly Cities Around the World
Age-friendly Practices in Response to COVID-19 Around the World
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Built Environment and Ageing in Asian cities
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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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