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  1. Lifestyle - Health - ELDERLY

    Gerontology counselling lends an ear to the aged

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 05:39pm by SUNORY DUTT

    ... and community elders. It has now become much more formalised and professional. Gerontological counselling is an integral part of palliative care for the elderly in Hong Kong. With its ... a good quality of life. While the literature documenting the effectiveness of counselling often concentrates on younger populations, there is a growing body of work examining gerontological ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health

    Exercise can stave off ageing

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... Rachel Jacqueline healthpost@scmp.com Seniors the world over are learningthat it's never too late to take upa sport, writesRachel Jaqueline Get the wrinkles out Getting older was not an excuse to slow down for masters swimming champion Mabel Leung Yu ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Red alert for bowel cancer A study published last week in Cell Reports could explain why red meat is linked to an increased risk of bowel cancer. Scientists at Cancer Research UK have found that high levels of iron- re ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... their memory problems worse, reveals a new study from the University of Southern California's Davis School of Gerontology. There's an easy fix, however. The researchers had adults aged 59 ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Elderly people could age at home with help

    Posted Sep 09th 2013, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... their place on the waiting list for subsidised care homes. However, gerontology experts say there's a dearth of programmes to promote more congenial old age. Ballooning costs for elderly care ... the community on the concept, gerontology experts say. Many families don't realise they can seek help in caring for frail parents through schemes such the Integrated Home Care Service because ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    Tai chi, mahjong offer hope for dementia patients

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Elizabeth Snouffer

    ... dementia. Professor Cheng Sheung-tak, the lead researcher and head of psychology and gerontology at the institute, says isolation, loneliness and the lack of activities can cause depression among ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health - CITY LIFE

    Hong Kong’s secrets to longevity – tea, tai chi and mahjong

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 01:39pm by AFP

    ... to better psychological and mental health,” Hong Kong Association of Gerontology president Edward Leung says. “For older people, a lot of them are stressed because they have nothing to do ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books - undefined

    Scripture under the microscope

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... as in the world outside or, for that matter, beyond," Jones writes. The geneticist's treatment of longevity doesn't break sweat in dismissing biblical gerontology- no one really lives ...



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