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Photography-Based Intervention: When the Aged Meets Digital Age

  • Wai-Yip ChenEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10108)

Abstract

The advancement of medical technology has prolonged the life expectancy and improved the quality of life. Ageing becomes a global issue and catches multidisciplinary attention. Contrary to the over-reliance on others and resources consumption by the older people, the concept of active ageing prevails in the past two decades. In this paper, I will discuss, from a social work perspective, the implications of ageing, and suggest the application of photography-based practice model in addressing the issue.

Keywords

Active ageing Photography-based intervention Digital inclusion 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Social SciencesCaritas Institute of Higher EducationTseung Kwan OHong Kong

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