(Left to right) Chiu Wai-chan, Choi Sau-ming, Chow Fuk-far, and Li Au-ying get ready for a ride at the Observation Wheel in Central in December. Social relationships are important to keep us mentally healthy. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Strengthen social relationships to help combat high elderly suicide rate

Qingsong Chang and Paul Yip say that our expanding older adult population needs help and attention, given the high suicide rate among those over 70. Taking the time to build relationships and offer support can have a big impact

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(Left to right) Chiu Wai-chan, Choi Sau-ming, Chow Fuk-far, and Li Au-ying get ready for a ride at the Observation Wheel in Central in December. Social relationships are important to keep us mentally healthy. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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