Dr Tracy LU Shiyu of CityU’s Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences recently published a research article “Promoting social capital for healthy ageing: Towards an integrative framework” in The Gerontologist, suggesting an integrated theoretical framework to enhance social capital for healthy ageing.
Hong Kong is grappling with the issue of an ageing population, as there is no universal pension system, and retirement protection is primarily dependent on the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) scheme. To shed light on this daunting issue, Professor Dannii YEUNG of CityU’s Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences has conducted a study aimed at identifying the psychosocial factors that impact working adults’ readiness to financially prepare for retirement.
Public housing is a major component of the housing in Hong Kong, with nearly half of the population now residing in some form of public housing. Prof Derrick HO Hung-chak, Assistant Professor of CityU’s Department of Public and International Affairs, has recently published a research article in Public Health journal with Prof Tracy LU Shiyu, Assistant Professor of CityU’s Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences and other researchers to evaluate how form/characteristics in public housing neighbourhoods may be associated with dementia among seniors in Hong Kong.