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  1. 100 and counting

    Posted Sep 29th 2003, 12:00am by Jane Parry

    ... LI YEUNG AND Lee Shi are members of one of Hong Kong's most exclusive clubs. Both are centenarians and according to the 2001 census, Hong Kong is home to only 697 people over the age of 100. Neither of the women has had an easy life. Both recall hard ...

  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. Three elderly abandoned and more mistreated

    Posted Mar 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Three elderly people were abandoned by relatives in Hong Kong last year and abuse cases of the elderly increased 15 per cent to 368- but a welfare group says this is just 'the tip of the iceberg'. Against Elderly ...

  4. Count up those as calories as you consume and burn

    Posted Jun 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Katie McGregor healthpost@scmp.com Spark People Food and Fitness Tracker- Free Rating 10/10 Absolutely shocking: who would've thought that my favourite tipple, a glass of whisky, would cost a massive 270 calories? But the damage was already done as I ...

  5. A matter of three degrees

    Posted Feb 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... bachelor of science programmes are in gerontology, and in exercise science and health education, while the third one is bachelor of social science in global studies. The CUHK programme in gerontology is the first of its kind in Hong Kong. 'The programme will equip students with professional knowledge in programme planning, project co-ordination and implementation, as well ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. A long shot at extended life

    Posted Sep 05th 2005, 12:00am by Suzanne Harrison

    ... Suzanne Harrison Longevity may be something we strive for through exercise, diet and building healthy relationships, but researchers have made a breakthrough with an injection that could potentially increase our lifespan. According to a report on healthda ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. the prize of beauty

    Posted Jan 28th 2007, 12:00am by Penny Hunter

    ... Penny Hunter Makers of beauty products have long sought to unearth the fountain of youth. With the launch of what must be one of the most expensive treatments available, one brand claims to be within reach of the holy grail of anti-ageing. ReVive Skincare ...

  10. Coping with old age

    Posted Aug 12th 2006, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... By 2025 Asia's elderly will make up more than half of the world's aged and they will all need help, writes Andrea Li STAYING YOUNG AND looking good in our celebrity obsessed culture has almost become an obsession for many people. But despite our ...




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