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  1. News - Hong Kong - OPERATION SANTA CLAUS

    Operation Santa Claus helps provide quality time for Alzheimer's patients

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 03:50am by LO WEI

    ... and assistance is needed. The Charles K. Kao Foundation for Alzheimer's Disease links up with care homes to organise outings for elderly people and their families, allowing them to spend quality ... by stimulation. "Some may live with the disease for 15 to 20 years, so it is a long time," he said. The first sign is usually when people become forgetful. In later stages, patients lose ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1367226/operation-santa-claus-helps-provide-quality-time-alzheimers-patients
  2. News - Hong Kong - OPERATION SANTA CLAUS

    Christmas party a bright spot at dementia centre

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 04:17am by LO WEI

    ... 14 volunteers were at the Alzheimer's Disease Association's Tsuen Wan centre on Tuesday for an early Christmas party. The volunteers played games like dressing up as Santa ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1379224/christmas-party-bright-spot-dementia-centre
  3. News - Hong Kong - OPERATION SANTA CLAUS

    Wellcome throws Christmas cake-off for sick children

    Posted Dec 20th 2012, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Wellcome supermarket throws baking party for children with heart disease, showing its commitment to festive family values Christmas cake-off raises smiles While ... and their families. A team of volunteers from Wellcome supermarket's staff hosted a Christmas party on Saturday, making cakes with 12 children with heart disease, and their families. Noise and laughter ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1108443/wellcome-throws-christmas-cake-sick-children
  4. News - Hong Kong - OPERATION SANTA CLAUS

    Operation Santa Claus: The home that looks after loving hearts

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... of a baby born with a rare heart disease, goes to a comfortable flat next door to the hospital. The 11-bed home, run by the Children's Heart Foundation, provides accommodation for parents of children in hospital with congenital heart diseases. Choi's daughter, Kandy Lee Cheuk-ying, was diagnosed last month with a rare congenital defect where the veins that carry oxygenated blood ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1087761/operation-santa-claus-home-looks-after-loving-hearts
  5. News - Hong Kong - OPERATION SANTA CLAUS

    Spinal muscular atrophy patients put trust in spare machines

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... For children suffering from neuromuscular disease, life-sustaining machines enable them to live at home instead of staying in hospital, but there is always a danger if the machines break down. Kinki ... suffers a less severe form of SMA, said patients do not recover from the disease, but are able to manage their health. "The machines are like guardians."   HOW YOU CAN GIVE Donate online ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1095238/spinal-muscular-atrophy-patients-put-trust-spare-machines
  6. News - Hong Kong - OPERATION SANTA CLAUS

    Little Life Warrior Society helps cancer families battle on

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Hospital. The society organises play groups and other support services for children with cancer and blood disease, and their families. "Twins aged 3 with rare blood disease" Video by Lo ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1093187/little-life-warrior-society-helps-cancer-families-battle
  7. News - Hong Kong - OPERATION SANTA CLAUS

    Inspiring others to follow their dreams

    Posted Jan 09th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Inspiring others to follow their dreams Charles Tai Chiu-nung was destined from birth to live a life very different from others. Born with a rare disease, he is wheelchair-bound, has to be attached to a ventilator, and can move only two of his fingers. But this has not stopped the 25-year-old from visiting schools in recent years to encourage Hong Kong students ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1123251/inspiring-others-follow-their-dreams
  8. News - Hong Kong - OPERATION SANTA CLAUS

    Santa on the beach inspires wave of support for charity

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Wu Huiyong- whose three-year-old twin sons, afflicted with a rare blood disease, receive support from Operation Santa Claus beneficiary Little Life Warrior Society- brought the boys ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1100967/santa-beach-inspires-wave-support-charity
  9. News - Hong Kong - OPERATION SANTA CLAUS

    Morgan Stanley bosses raise HK$2.5m for Operation Santa Claus

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... from the Little Life Warrior Society, which helps youngsters battling cancer and other serious diseases. Also joining the ranks entertaining Christmas shoppers in Elements mall in Tsim Sha Tsui ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1107173/morgan-stanley-bosses-raise-hk25m-operation-santa-claus

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