There are more than 152,000 people aged 65 and above who live alone in Hong Kong. Photo: Felix Wong There are more than 152,000 people aged 65 and above who live alone in Hong Kong. Photo: Felix Wong
There are more than 152,000 people aged 65 and above who live alone in Hong Kong. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong’s ‘lonely deaths’ a ticking time bomb as more elderly live alone with little family, care support

  • Greying population a warning of crisis to come, unless elderly receive services now in short supply
  • Record number of elderly suicides last year, as pandemic deepens isolation of those on their own

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There are more than 152,000 people aged 65 and above who live alone in Hong Kong. Photo: Felix Wong There are more than 152,000 people aged 65 and above who live alone in Hong Kong. Photo: Felix Wong
There are more than 152,000 people aged 65 and above who live alone in Hong Kong. Photo: Felix Wong
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