January 5, 2018
[ACNS January 4, 2018] The Welfare Council of the Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui – the Anglican Church in Hong Kong – is working with the government to help respond to a predicted “silver tsunami” – an increasingly aging population. Dr Law Chi-kwong, Hong Kong’s secretary for Labour and Welfare, said that the “silver tsunami” would bring on a surge in demand for elderly care services in the next several decades. He revealed that the church was planning an innovative project that would provide the elderly with affordable accommodation and accessible facilities; and he said that the government was “proactively considering appropriate supporting policies”.
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