The Scheme enables elderly people and eligible persons with disabilities to travel on designated public transport modes and services at a concessionary fare of $2 per trip. It aims to help build a caring and inclusive society by encouraging these groups to participate more in community activities.
Integrated information and services on practical matters, such as healthcare, social and recreational activities, initiatives of the Elderly Commission and updates on the silver-hair market.
The Senior Citizen Card provides a generally recognised proof of age for elders aged 65 or above to facilitate their access to concessions, discounts or priority services offered by Government departments, public and private bodies. Find out how to apply here.
Under the Project, subsidies are provided to various social service agencies, district organisations and educational agencies, etc., to carry out a wide range of programmes in order to promote a sense of worthiness among elders and to advocate a community spirit of care for the elders.
Community Care and Support Services assist elders to remain living in the community and give support to carers. Learn about different types of community support services for elders and useful tips for carers here.
These services aim to provide residential care and facilities for elders aged 65 or above, who cannot adequately be taken care of at home. Find out more about the services, licensing system for residential care homes and other supporting measures here.
This website gives an overview of the services for prevention and handling of elder abuse, such as public education, research studies, guidelines for handling such cases and assistance to the victims.
A variety of social services and benefits are available to assist elders in different aspects of their daily livings. You can find information about the Community Care and Support Services, Residential Care Services, and relevant social security schemes here.
This special website of the Hong Kong Housing Society provides the elderly and their carers with information about elderly services in Hong Kong in terms of medical care, health, rehabilitation, financial support, housing, home care and recreational programmes.