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Dear MEL Institute, we are developing an evaluation program on elder services in Hong Kong, I hope to know, is aging a serious problem in Hong Kong now?

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Paco
19 August 2021
Dear MEL Institute, we are developing an evaluation program on elder services in Hong Kong, I hope to know, is aging a serious problem in Hong Kong now?

Dear MEL Institute, we are developing an evaluation program on elder services in Hong Kong, I hope to know, is aging a serious problem in Hong Kong now?

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Miffy
19 August 2021

Yes, the government takes this situation very seriously while establishing policies for the elderly.

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Paco
19 August 2021

Wow, that’s a huge number.

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Miffy
19 August 2021

Yes, the elderly population in HK is increasing rapidly. There was one elderly person in every six in HK in 2016, and it’s supposed that there will be one elderly person in every four citizens in 2016 and rising to about one in three in 2036.

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