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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

Project ambassadors trained

Ambassador activities organised

Participants of ambassador activities

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74,000+

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1,000+

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3,600+

District-based programmes supported

84

Direct beneficiaries of district-based programmes

74,000+

District baseline assessment reports

18

Three-year district action plans

18

Project ambassadors trained

1,000+

Ambassador activities organised

110+

Participants of ambassador activities

3,600+

Media
Coverage

Media Coverage

06 Jun 2019

中環出更:撐老友記學嘢 張亮:年紀大冇記性係成見

05 Jun 2019

Speech by S for IT at Award Presentation Ceremony of Jockey Club Age-friendly City Partnership Scheme
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Recent
Events

Recent Events

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17 Jun 2019

Jockey Club Age-friendly City Project Public Forum on Housing Innovations for Ageing-in-Place
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05 Jun 2019

Jockey Club Age-friendly City Partnership Scheme Award Presentation Ceremony cum Thematic Forum
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04 Dec 2018

Jockey Club Age-friendly City Project Public Forum - Innovative Use of Open Space and Inclusive Built Environment
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22 Nov 2018 - 25 Nov 2018

JCAFC Exhibition Zone at Gerontech and Innovation Expo cum Summit 2018
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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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