Donald Tsang

Healing power of mahjong

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 08 September, 2005, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 08 September, 2005, 12:00am

Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen learns how mahjong can help to keep the mind sharp in old age during a visit to a home for the elderly in Kwai Tsing yesterday.

Mr Tsang, who made the visit as part of an unannounced district tour, was briefed on the effectiveness of mahjong playing in treating senile dementia.

He also visited a nursery. 'Talking to youngsters helps me stay energetic and young at heart,' he said.