Mar 2017 - Jun 2017

Jockey Club Age-friendly City Project - "Story of My Life"

District:Tai Po

Helping Hand Cheung Muk Tau Holiday Centre for the Elderly

Key components:
  • Provide training to volunteer interviewers on communication skills with elderly people.
  • Pair up interviewers with elderly people so that interviewers can chat with the elderly to understand their life stories and create "Life Story Books" for them.
  • Organise recognition ceremony and exhibition to showcase the "Life Story books" of elderly people, and invite interviewers to share their interviewing experiences.

AFC domains:
Respect & Social Inclusion
Number of direct beneficiaries:100 people

Approved funding:$384,000

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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