New PDF release: Aging in Hong Kong: A Comparative Perspective: 5

By Jean Woo

ISBN-10: 1441983538

ISBN-13: 9781441983534

ISBN-10: 1489990178

ISBN-13: 9781489990174

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 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 value 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 mild on varied, interrelated currents within the getting older adventure. Referencing a number of overseas experiences, the booklet contrasts diverse well-being carrier preparations and social components and relates them to various well-being results. Its wide-ranging assurance records healthiness and disorder developments, experiences age-friendly coverage projects, relates health and wellbeing literacy to sufferers’ lively position of their personal care, and discusses elders as an underserved team within the department of restricted overall healthiness investment and assets. This a number of concentration attracts readers’ cognizance to rules that desire revisiting or retooling as chapters study significant lifestyles parts including:

 

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

 

By assembling one of these wealth of information on its topic, Aging in Hong Kong places ongoing demanding situations into transparent concentration for gerontologists, sociologists, well-being and cross-cultural psychologists, public future health policymakers, and others fascinated about enhancing the standard of elders’ lives.

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