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Jockey Club

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
  • imageTransportation
  • imageHousing
  • 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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4,600+

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

2,270+

Ambassador activities organised

140+

Participants of ambassador activities

4,600+

Media
Coverage

Media Coverage

25 Jul 2021

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25 Jul 2021

鄉郊都有樂齡科技? 中學生設計出「貼身」產品獲獎 (Chinese version only)
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Recent
Events

Recent Events

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22 Jul 2021

"Age-friendly Workplace" Seminar
How to be a pioneer in promoting elderly employment?
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07 Jun 2021

Jockey Club Age-friendly City International Conference cum
City Partnership Scheme Award Presentation Ceremony
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28 May 2021

《Energetic Moment of The New Olds》Photo Competition – Winner Announcement
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29 Mar 2021 - 23 Apr 2021

《Energetic Moment of The New Olds》Photo Competition
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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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