Mar 2021 - Nov 2021

Jockey Club Age-friendly City Project – The New Olds


Key components:
To promote and encourage civic participation and employment of the elderly among the employers, young-olds and retirees; promote genuine age-friendly values to mass public and in workplaces; and urge employers to implement age-friendly practices in their companies / organisations through:
  • Videos to demonstrate the talents and potentials of the New Olds
  • Articles on AFC tips and sharing under the topics of labour ordinance, staff benefits, points to note and case sharing on employing elderly employees, voluntary work, hobbies and other potentials / talents of the elderly
  • e-books on elderly learning and development and a guidebook on age-friendly employment
  • Theme page under CTgoodjobs website
  • Events including workshop, seminar and online contest targeting employers, Human Resources staff, young-olds, retirees and general public

AFC domains:
Civic Participation & Employment
Implementation period:From March 2021

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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