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  1. Mortal Coil: A Short History of Living Longer

    Posted Aug 24th 2008, 12:00am by James Robertson

    ... James Robertson Mortal Coil: A Short History of Living Longer by David Boyd Haycock Yale University Press HK$240 'To philosophise,' Montaigne wrote, 'is to learn to die.' He was paraphrasing Cicero and making an ancient point: only by ...

  2. Abuse of the elderly rising, group warns

    Posted Feb 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung A welfare group yesterday called for urgent action to help stop abuse of elderly people following a rise in its caseload of nearly 40 per cent. Against Elderly Abuse handled 1,570 cases last year- an average of about four cases a day. This w ...

  3. Tim Hamlett's Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 13th 2008, 12:00am by Tim Hamlett

    ... Tim Hamlett A veteran journalist and Baptist University academic, Tim looks at the issues facing the city. E-mail him at hamlett@hkbu.edu.hk With all due respect to our headline writing department, I thought Monday's announcement that the coming budg ...

  4. Brand story: La Prairie

    Posted Aug 05th 2008, 12:00am by Susan Schwartz

    ... Susan Schwartz Who's behind it? It was created by Clinic La Prairie- a pioneer in anti-ageing cellular therapy and gerontology- in Montreux, Switzerland, in 1978, when the brand launched its cellular eye cream. The cream was considered revolutionary at the time because the clinic applied its medical knowhow about ageing to face cream. In 1987, Georgette Mosbacher, ...

  5. Class Notes

    Posted Jan 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... has been with the university since 1994, is a specialist in gerontology and community care for the elderly. HK students vie for Scottish scholarship The University of Edinburgh is launching 10 ...

  6. New course a boost to health industry

    Posted Jan 12th 2008, 12:00am by Jacqueline Tsang

    ... 'Nowadays, health is no longer a single discipline issue. Gerontological care, for example, deals with the care of elderly people, and involves everything from house design and furniture to travel ... course, for example, which gerontology students must take in their second year, is co-ordinated by the department of building services engineering, while participating disciplines include ...

  7. Local tertiary institutions

    Posted Nov 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... science (gerontology)/graduate diploma in gerontology. Btritain University of Lancaster, MA in teaching English to speakers of other languages. Postgraduate programmes conducted in collaboration ... gerontology; housing management; international and public affairs; journalism; public administration; social service; marriage and family therapy; management; social work; doctor of psychology; doctor ...



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