Hong Kong Housing Authority and Housing Department

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Healthy Ageing in PRH Estates 2019-21

The Hong Kong Housing Authority (HA) has been organising the “Healthy Ageing in Public Rental Housing Estates” programme for years to promote active ageing among elderly tenants.

Last year, to encourage senior tenants to work out more and keep fit amid the pandemic, the HA has specially produced a set of videos "Fitness Exercise for the Elderly". The videos were broadcast on HA’s Housing Channel through TVs installed at lift lobbies of every public housing domestic block and uploaded to the HA’s Facebook, Instagram and YouTube, so that elderly tenants and their care-givers can watch and practice the exercises conveniently.

  Photo: Deputy Director of Housing (Estate Management), Mr Ricky Yeung (centre front) and Assistant Director (Estate Management) 1, Mr Ian Luk (second row second left) exercise with elderly tenants at Kai Ching Estate, Kowloon City on the day when the

Deputy Director of Housing (Estate Management), Mr Ricky Yeung (centre front) and Assistant Director (Estate Management) 1, Mr Ian Luk (second row second left) exercise with elderly tenants at Kai Ching Estate, Kowloon City on the day when the "Fitness Exercise for the Elderly" videos were shot (10 November 2020)

  Photo: Deputy Director of Housing (Estate Management), Mr Ricky Yeung (second left), elbow shakes with elderly tenants to say “Hi”

Deputy Director of Housing (Estate Management), Mr Ricky Yeung (second left), elbow shakes with elderly tenants to say “Hi”

  Photo: Deputy Director of Housing (Estate Management), Mr Ricky Yeung (second right) and Assistant Director (Estate Management) 1, Mr Ian Luk (first right) chat with elderly tenants about their daily life under the pandemic

Deputy Director of Housing (Estate Management), Mr Ricky Yeung (second right) and Assistant Director (Estate Management) 1, Mr Ian Luk (first right) chat with elderly tenants about their daily life under the pandemic

To remind elderly tenants to stay alert to the virus and send them HA's warm regards, we also partnered with the Oral Health Education Division of the Department of Health to bring them 'fortune bags' with epidemic protective material and oral health products before Chinese New Year.

  Photo: To remind elderly tenants to stay alert to the virus and send them HA's warm regards, we also partnered with the Oral Health Education Division of the Department of Health to bring them 'fortune bags' with epidemic protective material and oral health products before Chinese New Year.

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