Survey finds most citizens expect Government to subsidise gerontech products for the elderly

A recent study entitled "Hong Kong Citizens’ Awareness and Attitude towards Gerontechnology” by the LU Jockey Club Gerontechnology and Smart Ageing Project finds that most respondents are optimistic about gerontechnology’s applications, but they consider the Government does not provide adequate financial support for the public to purchase gerontech products. They hope that the Government can expand the scope of the Elderly Health Care Voucher Scheme for the purchase of gerontech products, and allocate more resources on gerontechnology research.

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