By Jean Woo

With the longest existence expectancy for males and the second one longest for girls, 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 through 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 value because the international grows older.

 

Aging in Hong Kong examines this emblematic inhabitants as a case learn in particular compared to their opposite numbers within the West, laying off gentle on varied, interrelated currents within the getting older adventure. Referencing quite a few overseas reviews, the ebook contrasts diversified health and wellbeing carrier preparations and social components and relates them to quite a few wellbeing and fitness results. Its wide-ranging insurance records future health and disease tendencies, experiences age-friendly coverage tasks, relates well-being literacy to sufferers’ lively position of their personal care, and discusses elders as an underserved staff within the department of restricted overall healthiness investment and assets. This a number of concentration attracts readers’ recognition to guidelines that want revisiting or retooling as chapters research significant existence components including:

 

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

 

By assembling the sort of wealth of knowledge on its topic, Aging in Hong Kong places ongoing demanding situations into transparent concentration for gerontologists, sociologists, well-being and cross-cultural psychologists, public healthiness policymakers, and others curious about bettering the standard of elders’ lives.

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