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Jockey Club Elderly Hip Fracture Prevention Programme was invited to support an elderly anti-fall health education and fall risk assessment event organized by JC|age at home

JOCOC was invited to speak for the event on 28th September, 2021. The seniors were keen on the topic. They were pre-screened by the occupational therapists of JC|age at home on location. High hip fracture risk elderly were referred to CUHK Jockey Club Elderly Hip Fracture Prevention Programme for following up. Please refer to the poster for details.

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Professor Timothy Kwok, Centre Director is being invited by TVB for "Vital Lifeline" media interview about "3 Highs and Osteoporosis" recently. It will be broadcast on 1 Nov 2021. Please stay tuned!

Date: 1 November, 2021 (Monday)
Time: 8:30pm
Channel: TVB Finance & Information Channel (Channel 85)

Behind the scenes: Click Here
Vital Lifeline: http://programme.tvb.com/lifestyle/vitallifeline/




Professor Timothy Kwok, Centre Director and Dr Charlotte Tsang, Physiotherapist, accepted TVB's interview on sarcopenia and osteoporosis recently. It will be broadcast in the latest episode of "Vital Lifeline", "The Elderly with Loss of Muscle". Stay tuned and watch.

Date: September 20, 2021 (Monday)
Time: 7:30pm
Channel: TVB Finance & Information Channel (Channel 85 / Channel J5)




Commercial Radio 1 Programme : 【The Way We Are】(同途有心人) invited JOCOC to share the stories of participants of "JC Elderly Hip Fracture Prevention Program". Broadcasting details as follows:

Date : 19 Sep., 2021 (Sunday)
Time : 1100 – 1200
Station : CR1
Host : Nicole Ng (吳詠希)

Programme Archive:
https://campaign.881903.com/hkjc-charities/?fbclid=IwAR1nBGPv8qg4KCyt0yDL_S54KATTm2DI-pqXnK2thkPlI859FbBNi33d_As




JOCOC X Golden Age Expo & Summit 2021

With the support of Jockey Club Elderly Hip Fracture Prevention Programme and HKOF, JOCOC will participate in Golden Age Expo & Summit 2021.

Come and find us at Booth B09 & B10! We have the below free activities :

  • Hip Fracture Risk Pre-screening
  • Fall Risk Preliminary Assessment
  • Lucky Draw
Physical Expo & Summit Information
Date & Time : 27-29 August 2021 (Fri-Sun) : 11:00 - 19:00
Venue : Hong Kong Conventional and Exhibition Centre (Hall 1A)
Admission : FREE. Register online at https://www.goldenage.foundation/en/gaes2021/physical/registration

Virtual Expo & Summit Information (Free Admission)
Date & Time : 16 August 2021 to 15 September 2021
Link : https://gaes2021.eventx.io/landing




Jockey Club Elderly Hip Fracture Prevention Programme - outreach activity

JOCOC organized an outreach activity with Kwun Tong Resident Association on 26th May, 2021. The activity aimed to provide bone health education to elderly. They could also register to the programme in the event and we received very positive response.




Jockey Club Elderly Hip Fracture Prevention Programme - outreach activity

JOCOC organized an outreach activity with Hong Kong Christian Service, Bliss District Elderly Community Centre (BDECC) on 13th May, 2021. The activity aimed to provide bone health education to elderly. They could also register to the programme in the event and we received very positive response.




Jockey Club Elderly Hip Fracture Prevention Programme - outreach activity

JOCOC organized an outreach activity with Kwai Tsing District Health Centre (Southwest Tsing Yi) on 27th Apr, 2021. The activity aimed to provide bone health education to elderly. They could also register to the programme in the event and we received very positive response.




Jockey Club Elderly Hip Fracture Prevention Programme - outreach activity

JOCOC organized an outreach activity with The Salvation Army Tai Wo Hau Centre for Senior Citizens on 20th Apr, 2021. The activity aimed to provide bone health education to elderly. They could also register to the programme in the event and we received very positive response.




50+ Expo

50+ Expo is a unique one-stop senior exhibition established to provide a distinguished platform to accommodate for the growing demands of an ageing population. With the support of HKOF and Jockey Club Elderly Hip Fracture Prevention Programme, JOCOC will be one of participating organizations of this year's expo. Our goals are to promote Elderly bone health and the importance of fracture prevention. Through Fall Risk Preliminary Assessment and Physical Assessments, participants can prescreen their hip fracture risk and then join our Lucky Draw to win service voucher!

Expo Information
Date & Time:
29-30 July, 2021 (Thurs- Fri) : 10:00 - 18:00
31 July, 2021 (Sat) : 10:00 - 17:00

Venue:
Hong Kong Conventional and Exhibition Centre (Hall 1E)

Admission Fee:
HKD20;
free for Senior Citizen Card Holder;
holders of e-ticket attached in the link below!
E-ticket




Online Media Interview by UrbanLife Health: Elderly falls and hip fracture prevention on 18 May and 31 May, 2021

In the interview program, our Centre's Director, Professor Timothy Chi-Yui KWOK illustrated Fall Risk Assessment and shared some tips on preventing falls in the elderly.

Ms. Lily LIN, our Centre's occupation therapist also introduced 'LiFE' (Lifestyle-integrated Functional Exercise), demonstrated strengthing exercises and after-fall care.

Behind the scenes:
https://www.facebook.com/CUHK.JOCOC/videos/1210733912698548/

UrbanLife Health reports:
FaceBook video:
【#UL醫療學堂】長者跌倒易髖骨骨折後遺多 兩個評估了解跌倒風險 - Prof Timothy Kwok, Centre Director
https://www.facebook.com/1064650320242859/videos/197994015559021
【#UL醫療學堂】家居容易跌倒黑點要小心!3個防跌訓練長者在家也能做到 - Ms Lily Lin, Occupational Therapist I
https://www.facebook.com/1064650320242859/videos/4294955023921673

Articles on Web page:
【髖骨骨折】長者跌倒易髖骨骨折後遺多 兩個評估了解跌倒風險 三個貼士補鈣 - Prof Timothy Kwok, Centre Director
https://urbanlifehk.com/article/69436/%E9%AB%96%E9%AA%A8%E9%AA%A8%E6%8A%98-%E9%95%B7%E8%80%85%E8%B7%8C%E5%80%92-%E8%B7%8C%E5%80%92%E9%A2%A8%E9%9A%AA-%E9%AB%96%E9%AA%A8-%E8%80%81%E4%BA%BA%E7%A7%91
【長者防跌訓練】家居容易跌倒黑點要小心 3個防跌訓練長者在家也能做到 - Ms Lily Lin, Occupational Therapist I
https://urbanlifehk.com/article/69877/%E9%95%B7%E8%80%85-%E9%98%B2%E8%B7%8C%E8%A8%93%E7%B7%B4-%E5%AE%B6%E5%B1%85%E8%B7%8C%E5%80%92%E9%BB%91%E9%BB%9E-%E9%98%B2%E8%B7%8C-%E9%AA%A8%E6%8A%98




Online Media Interview by UrbanLife Health -- Vaccination against COVID-19 in the elderly

Our Centre's Director, Professor Timothy Kwok, provided suggestions on vaccination against COVID-19 for older people.

For more information about the interview:
1. Interview with prof. Timothy Kwok: Click Here
2. Interview outtake: Click Here




Jockey Club Elderly Hip Fracture Prevention Programme - Elderly fall prevention exercise class

JOCOC conducted a 12-week "Elderly fall prevention exercise class", in the period between 19th March 2021 and 11th June 2021, at the clubhouse of One West Kowloon. The training included muscle strengthening exercise, balance exercise, and ambulation exercise. We received very positive response from the seniors on our program.

May we take the opportunity to specially thank The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust and Goodwell Property Management Limited.

NGOs or private practitioners are welcomed to refer the seniors to join this programme. For more details, please refer to http://www.jococ.org/hipfx.htm




Research Project on COVID-19 Vaccination among the Elderly

We are now recruiting elderly subjects for a study on COVID-19 vaccination conducted by the Division of Geriatrics, Faculty of Medicine, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. You are welcome to register for the study via our website.

Please refer to the link below for more information
http://www.jococ.org/covidvaccine.htm (Chinese Only)




Jockey Club Elderly Hip Fracture Prevention Programme - outreach activity

JOCOC organized an outreach activity with Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui Kindly Light Church Neighbourhood Elderly Centre on 1st Apr, 2021. The activity aimed to provide bone health education to elderly. They could also register to the programme in the event, and we received very positive response.

We are now conducting the "Jockey Club Elderly Hip Fracture Prevention Programme" for elderly to have hip fracture risk assessments and follow-up by medical professionals in order to minimize their risk of hip fracture. Social welfare organizations and private practitioners are welcomed to refer seniors to join. For more details, please refer to http://www.jococ.org/hipfx.htm




Jockey Club Elderly Hip Fracture Prevention Programme - outreach activity

Our Centre, JOCOC, organized an outreach activity with Hong Kong Christian Service, Bliss District Elderly Community Centre (BDECC) on 6th Mar, 2021. The activity aimed to provide bone health education to Elderly. The activity details were as follows:

  1. Health Talk (web-base)
  2. Ultrasound Bone Densitometer Pre-screening
  3. Appointment for free Hip Fracture Risk Assessments in JOCOC





Jockey Club Elderly Hip Fracture Prevention Programme - outreach activity

Our Centre, JOCOC, organized an outreach activity with Hong Kong Christian Service, Shun Lee Neighbourhood Elderly Centre (SLNEC) on 28thJan, 2021. The activity aimed to provide bone health education to Elderly. The activity details were as follows:

  1. Health Talk (web-base)
  2. Ultrasound Bone Densitometer Pre-screening
  3. Appointment for free Hip Fracture Risk Assessments in JOCOC


https://www.facebook.com/hkcsacs/posts/3186384268127765




Jockey Club Elderly Hip Fracture Prevention Programme

Now open for registration
Please refer to the link below for more information
www.jococ.org/hipfx.htm (Chinese Only)



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