In this article, we are going to share with you some frequently asked questions. Hope they will be useful to you.
Caring for the elderly
How to shop online smartly?
When shopping online, do pay attention to these four aspects in order to have a pleasant shopping experience. Click here to learn more
What is gerontech?
Apart from medical aid equipment, gerontech also includes mobile apps and handy tools that help improve the lives of elderly people and their carers. Click here to learn more
What causes elderly people to fall easily at home?
The threshold is a big trap at home. To prevent elderly people from tripping over, remember to put an eye-catching tape on the threshold. Click here
for other homesafety tips.
How to store items at home properly?
You can put similar items together and label them if they are put in a bag or in a drawer.
for other tips for home storage.
What elderly centre services are available in the community?
Various social welfare organizations have set up District Elderly Community Centre (DECC), Neighbourhood Elderly Centre (NEC) and Social Centre for the Elderly (S/E) in the community. Click here
What should you pay attention to if you opt for aging at home?
Illumination is a key element. Elderly people are recommended to use lamps with shades as they protect the eyes by shielding off the light coming directly from the bulbs. Click here
for other points to note.
What do elderly people need to know about personal upkeeping?
The rule of thumb is to accept the natural changes in your body and find the most appropriate way to take care of your skin, hair and shape. Click here to learn more
What do you have to pay attention to when choosing clothing for the elderly?
You should choose comfortable clothes and dress properly. Your outfit should make them feel confident. Click here
for more tips.
Getting ready for retirement
What courses are suitable for retirees?
Retirees may consider free online courses in addition to courses organized by universities: Click here to learn more
How can elderly and middle-aged people go back to the labour market?
Elderly and middle-aged job seekers can take part in the Employment Programme for the Elderly and Middle-aged (organized by the Labour Department). Click here to learn more
How can you lead a colourful retirement life?
You can pick up your old interests or try new things afterretirement. Here is some sharing. Click here to learn more
How can one achieve financial freedom and lead a fantastic life?
Apart from learning how to manage yourwealth, you should also make good use ofbenefits and special offers for the elderly so that you can achievefinancial freedom. Click here to learn more
What allowance and subsidy are available for the elderly in Hong Kong?
Hong Kong permanent residents aged 65 or above are eligible for variousallowances andsubsidies, such as the Old Age Living Allowance and the ‘fruit money’. Click here to learn more
Can I withdraw my MPF benefits before the age of 65?
You can withdraw your MPF benefits before the age of 65 if you fulfil these two conditions. Click here to learn more
What should the elderly consider before investing in funds?
The potential return of funds can be high, but their risk is also high. Before deciding which fund to invest in, learn about your risk tolerance level and consider these key factors. Click here to learn more
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