Highlights of Elderly Service in Hong Kong — Athletic Gala for the Elderly
LANGUAGE NOTE | Document text in Chinese; abstract also in English.
One of the major annual events organized by the Hong Kong Christian Service (HKCS) is the Athletic Gala for the Elderly. The impressive results and statistics of this Gala over the last decade are indicative of the close relationship between old age and physical exercise. Through working with HKCS' Elderly Service, the author had the opportunities to experience the pleasures and pains of Hong Kong's elderly service workers. This article is an attempt to reveal challenges faced by different elderly services in Hong Kong and difficulties encountered in staging the annual Athletic Gala.
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