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  1. News - China - LONGEVITY

    Chinese woman who claims to be 127 would be oldest person ever to have lived

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... Daily reported yesterday. A research party from the China Gerontological Society went to Kashgar last week, where they identified eight centenarians living in Shule county. Wang Feng, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1297022/uygur-alimihan-seyiti-age-127-may-set-record-oldest-person-alive
  2. News - Hong Kong - HOUSING

    Elderly Commission warns city needs more land to house its retirees

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 04:53am by Olga Wong

    ... this year. In an interview with the South China Morning Post, Chan, a gerontology specialist at Lingnan University, said services at the mainland retirement villages were often inferior to those ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1353623/elderly-commission-warns-city-needs-more-land-house-its-retirees
  3. News - World - THE PAPAL RESIGNATION

    Pope's resignation highlights ageing dilemma of octogenarians

    Posted Feb 13th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of octogenarians are in good health, said Francoise Forette, director of the French national Gerontology Foundation. Figures show that only 17 per cent of 80-plussers are made dependent by disease, she ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1148798/popes-resignation-highlights-ageing-dilemma-octogenarians
  4. News - Hong Kong

    HK elderly living in Guangdong in line for 'fruit money'

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 12:00am by SALLY WANG

    ... such accommodation would be out of their price range, if it were available at all. According to Stella Cheung Yuk-har, executive director of the Hong Kong Association of Gerontology, 6.8 per cent of elderly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1022142/hk-elderly-living-guangdong-line-fruit-money

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