An elderly person passes a billboard advert for a care home near a public housing estate in Tseung Kwan O, on July 6. Hong Kong is facing a “silver tsunami” as the population ages. Photo: EPA-EFE

Hong Kong should consider the needs of its elderly residents when deciding on future land supply

Lam Ching-choi says Hong Kong lacks adequate facilities to ensure its growing elderly population can live long, healthier lives. Thus, the city needs to explore the issue of land supply from the perspective of elderly care

Topic |   Ageing society

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An elderly person passes a billboard advert for a care home near a public housing estate in Tseung Kwan O, on July 6. Hong Kong is facing a “silver tsunami” as the population ages. Photo: EPA-EFE
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