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  1. Teaching the elderly a great idea

    Posted Dec 18th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong's ageing population has brought about many problems. Most elderly people have a lot of free time since they are not working. What can they do to stay active? I suggest they enrol in a computer course and learn how to use the internet. They ...

  2. In the next issue of STYLE...

    Posted Mar 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Make-up artist of the moment Alex Box reveals her beauty secrets, we check out the hottest hair and make-up trends from the spring/summer catwalks and we turn back the clock with an array of anti-ageing remedies. Out April 6. ...

  3. Old women scavenging for their family's sake

    Posted Mar 06th 2007, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... Sherry Lee Study reveals 'very sad' tale of elderly who slave away to earn HK$30 a day An elderly woman wakes at 7am and works until 2am to earn about HK$30 collecting cardboard. She takes only a few hours break to sleep in the early afternoon. ...

  4. City Briefs

    Posted Mar 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Elderly woman missing An 82-year-old woman with Alzheimer's disease went missing in Sha Tin. The woman, surnamed Chiu, was last seen at a bus stop near the Jockey Club Centre for Positive Ageing in A Kung Kok Street at about 1pm. She is 1.5 metres ta ...

  5. 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, ...

  6. HK beats odds with 8th highest life spans in world

    Posted Apr 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... factors,' she said. Separately, Macau University's Chan Kin-sun- a specialist in gerontology, or the study of ageing- said lower work pressure, and a stable social welfare and health care ...

  7. First glimpses of trend-setting skincare products

    Posted Nov 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Luisa Tam NATURAL INGREDIENTS With more consumers concerned about what they put on their skin, it's no surprise that natural continues to be a strong trend in cosmetics. One example is South Korea-based Eco Planet Inc's Rose Absolute Vital Fluid ...

  8. Specialist courses boost profession

    Posted Mar 07th 2009, 12:00am by Andrea Pawlyna

    ... The school's two-year, part-time master of nursing degree allows students to specialise in a choice of five areas- gerontology, critical care, cardiac, oncology and palliative/mental health. 'Nursing is moving towards specialities and this is a way of preparing students for advanced practice roles,' Professor Lee said. As the population ages, gerontology is a speciality ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. More than 1,900 abuse cases last year

    Posted Feb 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang The number of cases reported to Against Elderly Abuse rose to 1,918 last year, a 7.8 per cent increase on 2008. More than half involved obtaining money by deception, while about 30 per cent of the cases were verbal abuse. The non-governmental ...




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