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2015
MayNew 2015 Southern Hemisphere Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Programme to be launched on May 8, please refer to Centre of Health Protection Website for further details.
April Guidelines on Prevention of Communicable Diseases in Residential Care Home for the Elderly (3rd Edition January 2015) has been published, please refer to Centre of Health Protection Website for further details.
March Newsletter of "Elderly Health Services" Issue No.40(Traditional Chinese Only)
2014
December

The Serious Response Level under the Government's Preparedness Plan for Influenza Pandemic has been activated

Tuen Mun and Yuen Long Visitng Health Team will will be relocated to 1/F, Mdm Yung Fung Shee Health Centre, 26 Sai Ching Street, Yuen Long, NT on 8 December 2014 (Mon). The all telephone and fax numbers will remain unchanged.

September

A bilingual revised edition of Healthy Recipes Cookbook is now produced. The number of recipes has been increased from 36 to 60. It is on sale at HK$98 in bookstores. Details

The book “Leisure” written in Chinese, provides practical tips on choice of appropriate leisure activities for the general public and people with special needs. This book is on sale at HK$88 in major bookstores. Details

Newsletter of "Elderly Health Services" Issue No.39(Traditional Chinese Only)

July

In collaboration with non-government organizations (NGOs), the Department of Health is implementing the Elderly Health Assessment Pilot Programme. The Pilot Programme provides subsidized health assessment services to about 10,000 elders over a two-year pilot period. Please refer to EHAPP website for details.

May

Tung Chung Elderly Health Centre had moved to Tung Chung Health Centre since 28th May 2014

Updated information on Elderly Health Centres, including opening hours and updated barrier free access facilities

<<Fall Prevention>>has been updated. Information on multidisciplinary prevention and after fall caring tips has been added.

March Newsletter of "Elderly Health Services" Issue No.38(Traditional Chinese Only)
2013
December The Serious Response Level under the Government's Preparedness Plan for Influenza Pandemic has been activated
November New book release –"Happy Retirement"2nd edition
September Newsletter of "Elderly Health Services" Issue No.37(Traditional Chinese Only)
July Newsletter of "Elderly Health Services" Issue No.36(Traditional Chinese Only)
February Opportunities for the Elderly Project -
The theme for 2012-2014 :
'Inspiring the Younger Generation with Valuable Experience in their Brilliant Old Age, Living in Harmony for the Betterment of Society - with 1-year-project (2013-2014)'
January New DVD - Physiotherapy Series – Simplified Tai Chi Chuan - 24 Forms for Healthier Body and Mind
2012
October Newsletter of "Elderly Health Services" Issue No.35(Traditional Chinese Only)
August New Book Release - "Stories of Quit Smoking" (Traditional Chinese Only)
June New Book Release - "Exercise"
May Newsletter of "Elderly Health Services" Issue No.34(Traditional Chinese Only)
February Opportunities for the Elderly Project -
Theme for 2012:
'Inspiring the Younger Generation with Valuable Experience in their Brilliant Old Age, Living in Harmony for the Betterment of Society'
February Revised Topic in Carers' Corner - Wound Care
January New DVD - Living Wisely with Diabetes
2011
November Newsletter of "Elderly Health Services" Issue No.33(Traditional Chinese Only)
August List of applications for proprietary Chinese medicine registration
August What You Should Know When Purchasing Proprietary Chinese Medicines (leaflet)
July New Book Release - "Happy Retirement"
June Hong Kong Reference Framework for Hypertension Care for Adults in Primary Care Settings?
June Hong Kong Reference Framework for Diabetes Care for Adults in Primary Care Settings?
April Newsletter of "Elderly Health Services" Issue No.32(Traditional Chinese Only)
April Addresses and Acessibility Information of Elderly Health Centres
March DIY - Health Educational Kits - Eating Out(Traditioanl Chinese Only)
2010
December Resource Book on Psychosocial Health Promotion in the Elderly- 2010 Revised Edition (Traditioanl Chinese Only))
November Newsletter of "Elderly Health Services" Issue No.31(Traditional Chinese Only)
October New topic - Positive Grandparenting
July New Book Release - " Living at Ease wiht Diabetes" and "Healthy Dinng with Diabetes"
June New VCD - Aquatic Exercise for Knee Pain
June New VCD - Practical Tips for Carers-Osteoarthriitis of Knee