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  • Oct 25, 2014
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Senior Citizen Home Safety Association

Conmen using name of group for elderly

The city's biggest emergency network for the elderly has warned about fraudsters who use its name to persuade people to disclose their personal details in a telephone deception scam.

Wednesday, 23 September, 2009, 12:00am

Spur in emergency calls when temperature below 12 degrees

Elderly people are 10 per cent more likely to press the personal emergency link button when the temperature drops below 12 degrees Celsius, according to a study by the Hong Kong Observatory and the Senior Citizen Home Safety Association.

20 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Heat warning record set to be broken

The city has continued to swelter under a persistent heatwave as the 'very hot weather' warning in force for more than 130 consecutive hours is set to break records.

The 'very hot weather' warning has been in force since 2.20pm last Tuesday, according to the Observatory.

30 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Chilly weather puts 356 elderly people in hospital

The cold snap that began at the weekend has landed 356 elderly people in hospital with ailments brought on or exacerbated by the chill. At least one, a 78-year-old who lived alone, has died.

10 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Senior Citizen Home Safety Association

Where: Unit 1A, M2/F Tsui Ping Shopping Circuit, Tsui Ping North Estate, Kwun Tong

What: Senior Citizen Home Safety Association is a charity that provides 24-hour emergency services to local elderly people who live alone. The association launched its Personal Emergency (PE) Link service in 1996 to provide the elderly with an emergency alarm system.

15 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Senior Citizen Home Safety Association

Where: Unit 1A, M2/F Tsui Ping Shopping Circuit, Tsui Ping North Estate, Kwun Tong

What: Senior Citizen Home Safety Association is a charity that provides 24-hour emergency services to local elderly people who live alone. The association launched its Personal Emergency (PE) Link service in 1996 to provide the elderly with an emergency alarm system.

19 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Fears for elderly who live alone

FEARS that thousands of single elderly people are in danger because they are excluded from an emergency help network have been highlighted by the cold spell of the past few days.

17 Jan 1999 - 12:00am