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People with dementia may experience certain level of memory loss and easy to get confused about the surrounding environment. Use of clear labels and signage can reduce this confusion.  Labels may have different purposes, such as reminding the position of objects and the steps of daily living tasks etc. Care givers have to select appropriate labels according to the needs and ability of the elderly.


Mind-friendly Labels

People with dementia may experience certain level of memory loss and easy to get confused about the surrounding environment. Use of clear labels and signage can reduce this confusion.

Labels may have different purposes, such as reminding the position of objects and the steps of daily living tasks etc. Care givers have to select appropriate labels according to the needs and ability of the elderly.


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Mind-friendly Gold Cards

The cards introduce the ways to help reduce risk factors for dementia, and to improve memory from various aspects, including diet, exercise, daily activity, home environment and mnemonic strategy.


Mind-friendly Activity Schedule


Mind-friendly Activity Schedule

Decline in cognitive ability on people with dementia can be decelerated through taking part in daily activities. Caregivers can set up an activity schedule and display in prominent position. It helps elderly maintain healthy lifestyle and social life.

Mind-friendly Home Video Clips help caregivers understand the common behavioral problems of people wth dementia, such as: confusion about what is real, difficulty to communicate with others, sundown syndrome, wandering etc. The clips show how friendly home design can help deal with the problems and make caregiving less stressful.


Mind-friendly Home Video Clips

The video clips help caregivers understand the common behavioral problems of people wth dementia, such as confusion about what is real, difficulty to communicate with others, sundown syndrome, wandering etc. The clips show how friendly home design can help deal with the problems and make caregiving less stressful.

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Play video:   True / FalseTheme: how to deal with confusion about what is real
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Play video:   Communications Theme: how to communicate with people with dementia
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Play video:   Day / NightTheme: how to deal with sundown syndrome
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Play video:   WanderingTheme: how to prevent wandering
Mind-friendly Home Video Clips help caregivers understand the common behavioral problems of people wth dementia, such as: confusion about what is real, difficulty to communicate with others, sundown syndrome, wandering etc. The clips show how friendly home design can help deal with the problems and make caregiving less stressful.


GeronTech Video Clips

The video clips introduce various geron-technological products. The clips show how geron-techological products improve quality of life and facilitate independent living of elderly. 

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Play video:   Health Monitoring System
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Play video:   Home Monitoring System  
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Play video:   Robots
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Play video:   Induction Stove
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Play video:   Smart Body Scale
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Play video:   OrCam Device
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Play video:   Fall Protection Mat
The Age-friendly Home website showcases furniture and aids designed for elderly residents, and delivers latest news on age-friendly products and designs, hence promoting the concept of ageing in place (AIP) while enabling the elderly to live safely and comfortably. In addition, the ‘Test “your” home’ section helps the elderly and caregivers evaluate the age-friendliness of their homes.


Age-friendly Home Website

The Age-friendly Home website showcases furniture and aids designed for elderly residents, and delivers latest news on age-friendly products and designs, hence promoting the concept of ageing in place (AIP) while enabling the elderly to live safely and comfortably. In addition, the ‘Test “your” home’ section helps the elderly and caregivers evaluate the age-friendliness of their homes.

Age-friendly Home Website:www.hkhselderly.com/afh/
Age-friendly Home Website:  www.hkhselderly.com/afh
The Age-friendly Home website:showcases furniture and aids designed for elderly residents


Age-friendly Home DIY Booklet

Age-friendly Home DIY" is a reference book written by our team of occupational therapists, with the aim to promote "Age-friendly Home" message to the elders and help them age in place.  Based upon the experience of improving elders’ home environment  in the community, they share with seniors and caregivers how to create an "Age-friendly Home" suitable for safe senior living, with simple home design or modifications. 

Reference Library, Located at the Elderly Resources Centre (ERC), the Reference Library has approximately 600 reference books, journals and audio-visual items designed for elderly services and professional use, covering various diseases, age-friendly home designs, diets and other topics. Computers as well as newsletters and leaflets of elderly service providers are also available in the library.


Reference Library

Located at the Elderly Resources Centre (ERC), the Reference Library has approximately 600 reference books, journals and audio-visual items designed for elderly services and professional use, covering various diseases, age-friendly home designs, diets and other topics.


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Opening Hours: Monday - Saturday: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, Closed on public holidays
Address: Shop A-C, G/F, Prosperous Garden, 3 Public Square Street, Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon (MTR Exit C)
Address: Shop A-C, G/F, Prosperous Garden, 3 Public Square Street, Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon (MTR Exit C)
參考書庫查詢圖片:電郵 erc@hkhs.com 及電話 2839 2882
E-mail Contact: erc@hkhs.com
Tel Contact: 2839 2882