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Book Chapter: Age-Friendly Hong Kong

TitleAge-Friendly Hong Kong
Authors
Issue Date2016
PublisherSpringer
Citation
Age-Friendly Hong Kong. In Thibauld Moulaert & Suzanne Garon (Eds.), Age-Friendly Cities and Communities in International Comparison: Political Lessons, Scientific Avenues, and Democratic Issues, p. 121-151. Cham: Springer, 2016 How to Cite?
AbstractIn response to population aging in Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Council of Social Services (HKCSS) took up a leading role in promoting age-friendly Hong Kong since 2008. This chapter starts from an overview of HKCSS’s innovative strategies regarding promoting age-friendly Hong Kong. Then, a qualitative study using focus group discussion on eight domains of age-friendly features is described. Key stakeholders were invited to discuss their views of what has been achieved and what can be done better in each of the age-friendly domains. Content analyses revealed themes on common concerns and suggestions. At last, the authors discuss age-friendly conceptualization in a Chinese context and make four recommendations for future direction of the age-friendly movement in Hong Kong.
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/231411
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dc.contributor.authorChan, GMY-
dc.contributor.authorLou, VWQ-
dc.contributor.authorKo, LSF-
dc.date.accessioned2016-09-20T05:22:55Z-
dc.date.available2016-09-20T05:22:55Z-
dc.date.issued2016-
dc.identifier.citationAge-Friendly Hong Kong. In Thibauld Moulaert & Suzanne Garon (Eds.), Age-Friendly Cities and Communities in International Comparison: Political Lessons, Scientific Avenues, and Democratic Issues, p. 121-151. Cham: Springer, 2016-
dc.identifier.isbn978-3-319-24029-9-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/231411-
dc.description.abstractIn response to population aging in Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Council of Social Services (HKCSS) took up a leading role in promoting age-friendly Hong Kong since 2008. This chapter starts from an overview of HKCSS’s innovative strategies regarding promoting age-friendly Hong Kong. Then, a qualitative study using focus group discussion on eight domains of age-friendly features is described. Key stakeholders were invited to discuss their views of what has been achieved and what can be done better in each of the age-friendly domains. Content analyses revealed themes on common concerns and suggestions. At last, the authors discuss age-friendly conceptualization in a Chinese context and make four recommendations for future direction of the age-friendly movement in Hong Kong.-
dc.languageeng-
dc.publisherSpringer-
dc.relation.ispartofAge-Friendly Cities and Communities in International Comparison: Political Lessons, Scientific Avenues, and Democratic Issues-
dc.titleAge-Friendly Hong Kong-
dc.typeBook_Chapter-
dc.identifier.emailLou, VWQ: wlou@hku.hk-
dc.identifier.emailKo, LSF: kosukfun@hkucc.hku.hk-
dc.identifier.authorityLou, VWQ=rp00607-
dc.identifier.doi10.1007/978-3-319-24031-2_8-
dc.identifier.hkuros265559-
dc.identifier.spage121-
dc.identifier.epage151-
dc.publisher.placeCham-

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