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Age-friendly City

In response to the challenges and opportunities of an ageing population, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust has partnered with four gerontology research institutes in Hong Kong to implement the Jockey Club Age-friendly City Project with the aim of building an age-friendly city which can cater for the needs of all ages.

Concept of Age-friendly City (AFC)

Eight domains summarising factors and key elements of the urban environment that support active and healthy ageing were identified:
  • imageOutdoor spaces and buildings
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  • imageSocial participation
  • imageRespect and social inclusion
  • imageCivic participation and employment
  • imageCommunication and information
  • imageCommunity support and health services

Project Achievements

What we have accomplished

District-based programmes supported

Direct beneficiaries of district-based programmes

District baseline assessment reports

Three-year district action plans

Districts of Hong Kong joined the WHO Global AFC Network

Project ambassadors trained

Ambassador activities organised

Participants of ambassador activities

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District-based programmes supported

140

Direct beneficiaries of district-based programmes

114,600+

District baseline assessment reports

18

Three-year district action plans

18

Districts of Hong Kong joined the WHO Global AFC Network

18

Project ambassadors trained

2,500+

Ambassador activities organised

150+

Participants of ambassador activities

4,900+

Media
Coverage

Media Coverage

06 Jun 2022

「好聲書」擬設App 長者生活添樂趣 (Chinese version only)

03 Mar 2022

創新美味「軟食」 慰藉長者心靈 (Chinese version only)
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Recent
Events

Recent Events

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12 Jun 2022 - 16 Jun 2022

Jockey Club Age-friendly City Project presented at the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics World Congress 2022
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02 Dec 2021

Jockey Club Age-friendly City Project Ambassador Recognition Ceremony - Show Capacity, Build an Age-friendly Community
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18 Sep 2021 - 25 Sep 2021

Walking Tours
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05 Sep 2021

《Minibus Sign Calligraphy Workshop》Handwritten minibus sign and keychain
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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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