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mental health of older people, mental health of ethnic minority older people, intergenerational learning, healthy aging, health and communities, health of immigrants

20202022

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Chinese Name

黎永亮

Biography

Daniel W.L. Lai is Chair Professor and Dean of Faculty of Social Sciences in the Hong Kong Baptist University. He was the Director of Institute of Active Ageing and Head of Department of Applied Social Sciences in The Hong Kong Polytechnic University between 2016 and 2020. Before working in Hong Kong since 2016, he was Professor and Associate Dean (Research & Partnership) of Faculty of Social Work in The University of Calgary. His expertise includes health and aging, culture and immigration, and outcome evaluation. Other than conducting research in the area of population ageing, Professor Lai served on the Board of Directors of the American Society on Aging and Canadian Association of Gerontology in the past. He is also current Vice-President of the Hong Kong Association of Gerontology.

Research Interests

gerontology, healthy aging, caregiving, mental health, community development, cross-cultural practice, immigration, culture and ethnicity, outcome evaluation, policy review

Chinese Name

黎永亮講座教授

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Case Western Reserve University

External positions

Adjunct Professor, Department of Gerontology, Simon Fraser University

1 Sep 202031 Aug 2023

Keywords

  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • gerontology
  • geriatrics
  • healthy aging
  • mental health
  • caregiving
  • ethnicity and culture
  • outcome evaluation
  • policy review
  • lifelong learning
  • intergenerational relationship
  • life satisfaction

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