Organising social caring activities and mental health programmes to encourage happy ageing

– Most of the elders living in the Housing Society rental estates are happy. However, about one-tenth of elders show depressive signs. (HKHS & HKU, 2015).
– Social caring activities to promote the elders’ mental health.

Chair-based Dance

Laughter Yoga

Body-Mind-Spirit Group

Positive Psychology Group

Horticultural Therapeutic Group

Neighborhood Support Network


Increased participation in ageing activities

Reduced depressive mood

Improved subjective social support