A man hugs his mother as he departs to the UK from Hong Kong with his wife this summer. Photo: Getty Images A man hugs his mother as he departs to the UK from Hong Kong with his wife this summer. Photo: Getty Images
A man hugs his mother as he departs to the UK from Hong Kong with his wife this summer. Photo: Getty Images

Elderly left behind in Hong Kong as families emigrate get help from charities

  • Nearly 90,000 people left Hong Kong in 12 months, most under 55 years old. Some have left behind parents and grandparents who will need help as they get older
  • New and existing charities have programmes planned or in place to meet the specific health, social and care needs of this group of older Hongkongers

Topic |   Ageing society
A man hugs his mother as he departs to the UK from Hong Kong with his wife this summer. Photo: Getty Images A man hugs his mother as he departs to the UK from Hong Kong with his wife this summer. Photo: Getty Images
A man hugs his mother as he departs to the UK from Hong Kong with his wife this summer. Photo: Getty Images
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