Golden Age Academy

Golden Age Fellows

Golden Age Fellows is a three-month capacity-building programme for golden agers to discover new passion and ideas that benefit society. The programme focuses on exploring social innovation, and prepares and empowers participants to become the next changemakers.

The Pledge of Love from Generation to Generation

The Pledge of Love from Generation to Generation fosters an age-inclusive culture between family members through various interactive workshops and activities. Launched in 2018, the project has benefited over 5,500 participants across 18 districts in Hong Kong.

ERB – Post 50 Internship Programme

The ERB – Post 50 Internship Programme provides reskilling training and job opportunities for individuals aged 50 and above. Organised with the Employee Retraining Board (ERB), the programme aims to help participants transition into new career paths after retirement.

Pit Stop Program

Launched in 2021, the Pit Stop Program helps golden agers who have lost their jobs during the pandemic transition into new career paths. The programme provides emotional support and training to help participants better position themselves in the job market.

Go Green Wan Chai

Go Green Wan Chai promotes green living culture among the golden age community in Wan Chai district. The programme offers educational talks and workshops on environmental issues and encourages participants to shift to a sustainable lifestyle.

12.12 Golden Age Day

Held on 12 December, 12.12 Golden Age Day celebrates the positive impact that the golden age community makes in society. The celebration also raises public awareness on the development of smart ageing cities in Asia and beyond.

ESG x Green Living Online Workshop Series

The ESG x Green Living Online Workshop Series is specially curated to promote Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) among corporate organisations and explores topics related to climate change, social diversity and more.

Golden Age Docent

Jointly organised with Ocean Park, the Golden Age Docent Volunteer Programme encourages golden agers to give back to society through volunteerism. Through the programme, participants learn to lead tours and help raise public awareness on wildlife ecology and conservation. In 2020, the programme received top honours in the Volunteer Engagement Award organised by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

Climate Change Programme

The Golden Age – Climate Change and Conservation Ambassador Programme educates golden agers about climate change and conservation issues and helps participants to share their knowledge through community activities and workshops to raise public awareness.

Central and Western District Health Festival

Launched in 2016, GAF was invited to participate in the Central and Western District Health Festival. The festival connected with participants and residents in the district and promoted health and wellness initiatives by providing free health and fitness tests, Chinese medicine consultations and interactive activities for participants to stay active.

Smart Ageing Innovation Lab “Happy Living”

Smart Ageing Innovation Lab “Happy Living” explores new ways to help the golden age community increase their happiness. Through in-depth public discussions, the event also brainstorms innovative solutions to improve the quality of life in Hong Kong.

Lunar Calendar Spring Members’ Event

The Lunar Calendar Spring Members’ Event 2017 offers networking opportunities for GAF members and leading professionals in the ageing industry. Members also exchange insight on the latest products and services that tackles population ageing issues in Hong Kong and beyond.

Golden Age Thai Boxing Classes

The fun-filled Golden Age Thai Boxing Classes encourage golden agers to stay physically and mentally active. Jointly organised with Elite Thai Boxing, the classes help participants avoid age-related injuries by developing muscular strength and mental resilience through sweat and laughter.

Very Inspiring Persons Series (VIPs)

Launched in 2015, the Very Inspiring Persons Series (VIPs) offers thought-provoking dialogues and features VIPs of the golden age global community. The series also inspires retirees to become role models and agents of positive impact on society.