Police in Toronto say an immigrant couple from Hong Kong were each charged with two counts of child abduction for attempting to fly from Canada to Hong Kong with their children, who had been in...
Like the rest of the world, Hong Kong is facing the challenge of an ageing population. By 2036, 26.4 per cent of our population will be aged 65 or above.
The Story of Forgetting
by Stefan Merrill Block
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About three quarters of ageing handicapped people in Hong Kong either do not have a caregiver or are cared for by someone over 60, the Council of Social Service says.
A painful personal experience has turned Samuel Ku Kwok-wo into a patient and loving volunteer who offers home care and counselling services to the elderly in need.
Nearly 300 volunteers have started providing home services for needy elderly under a one-year trial scheme.
About 270 volunteers, mostly retired people and part-time workers, had...
The Social Welfare Department is considering expanding the day-care service it established in October.
The department launched the scheme with the target of arranging day care for 40...
Relief from juggling act of tending to ill relatives
Life was a juggling act for middle-aged housewife Chik Lai-chu.
The founder of one of the city's most successful social enterprises said observation and adaptation to social change were crucial factors for NGOs when they were considering business ideas....