Aug 2019 - Nov 2019

Jockey Club Age-friendly City Project - Active Ageing Programme 2019 (Sai Kung)

District:Sai Kung

Organisation:Jockey Club Institute of Ageing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Key components:
  • Provide in-depth training to health ambassadors to further strengthen their knowledge and skills on proper exercise and diet in achieving healthy ageing. University students studying related subjects are invited to join the programme to work with the elderly health ambassadors to promote the message of active ageing.
  • Conduct on-site audit by trained health ambassadors on fitness facilities in parks of the district and learn how to use the fitness facilities properly under the instruction of physical trainer.
  • Design different nutritious menus for elderly people under the guidance of dietitian and learn the proper cooking methods. After training, health ambassadors will consolidate the information and produce menu booklets for distribution to elderly service centres in the district.
  • Organise health talks on healthy diet habit for elderly people conducted by dietitian and invite health ambassadors to share tips and experience on maintaining good health and doing exercise regularly.
  • Produce video to document the entire programme and promote the messages of intergenerational harmony and healthy ageing which will be disseminated through District Councils, elderly centres and social media platforms.

AFC domains:
Community Support & Health Services
Outdoor Spaces & Buildings
Civic Participation & Employment
Respect & Social Inclusion
Social Participation

Activity Highlights of "Jockey Club Age-friendly City Project - Active Ageing Programme 2019 (Sai Kung)"

(The video is provided by CUHK Jockey Club Institute of Ageing)

Initiated and funded by:


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
  • Research Centre for Gerontology and Family Studies
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