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By Jean Woo

With the longest existence expectancy for males and the second one longest for ladies, Hong Kong typifies our planet’s getting older inhabitants. The day-by-day lives of its older adults heavily fit the benefits and drawbacks skilled by way of city elders in different constructed international locations. For those purposes, Hong Kong’s aged function a salient consultant to older people’s social, mental, and healthcare needs—concerns of accelerating significance because the international grows older.


Aging in Hong Kong examines this emblematic inhabitants as a case learn particularly compared to their opposite numbers within the West, laying off gentle on different, interrelated currents within the getting older event. Referencing a number of overseas stories, the ebook contrasts diversified overall healthiness provider preparations and social elements and relates them to various well-being results. Its wide-ranging assurance records health and wellbeing and affliction traits, studies age-friendly coverage projects, relates future health literacy to sufferers’ lively position of their personal care, and discusses elders as an underserved staff within the department of constrained health and wellbeing investment and assets. This a number of concentration attracts readers’ consciousness to regulations that want revisiting or retooling as chapters study significant lifestyles components including:


  • Living environment.
  • Retirement and post-retirement employment issues.
  • Financial asset management.
  • Health literacy concerning getting older issues.
  • Elder-positive carrier supply models.
  • Ageism within the prioritization of healthcare.
  • End-of-life issues.


By assembling the sort of wealth of information on its topic, Aging in Hong Kong places ongoing demanding situations into transparent concentration for gerontologists, sociologists, healthiness and cross-cultural psychologists, public health and wellbeing policymakers, and others fascinated by bettering the standard of elders’ lives.

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