Programme

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Conference Day 1, 10 November 2022, Thursday
08.30 - 08.35 Opening Ceremony by Organizing Chair - Professor Ka Lin, Zhejiang University
08.35 - 09.05 Opening Remarks
     1. Dr. Christopher Tremewan, Secretary General, Association of Pacific Rim Universities
     2. Professor Zhirong Zhao, Dean of School of Public Affairs, Zhejiang University
     3. Professor Patrick Casey, Senior Vice-Dean of Research, Duke-NUS Medical School, National University of Singapore
09.05 - 09.15 An Overview of Ageing Issues and Challenges
Associate Professor Angelique Chan
National University of Singapore
Programme Director, APRU Population Ageing
09.15 - 09.45 Keynote Address 1: “Decision-making For and In Old Age"
Professor John Piggott
University of New South Wales, Sydney
Session A Session B (with separate zoom link)
09.45 – 11.25 Symposium 1

Macro-economic and policy-related challenges

Chair By: Professor John Piggott
University of New South Wales, Sydney
Symposium 2

Technology use and digital divide


Chair By: Professor Stuart Gietel-Basten
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
- 09.45 – 10.00 Presenter 1

Social policy or birth-stimulating policy? An analysis of the policy
choices to deal with population ageing in China

By: Xinping Guan
-Institute of Social Development and Administration,
Nankai University
Presenter 1

Barriers to Providing Internet-Based Home Care Services for
Urban Older Adults in China: A Qualitative Study of the Service Providers

By: Caiyun Qi
-Shandong University
- 10.00 – 10.15 Presenter 2

Community eldercare services and life satisfaction under
the shifting social welfare regime in China

By: Yi Yu
-East China Normal University
Presenter 2

Digital Device Use, Cognitive Reserve and
Performance among Healthy Older Adults

By: Ponnusamy Subramaniam, Liang Carolyn, and Tay Kok Wai
-Center for Healthy Ageing & Wellness, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
- 10.15 – 10.30 Presenter 3

Impact of climate change, generational divide
and human migration on sustainability and
future of global health development


By: Collins Chong Yew Keat
-Universiti Malaya
Presenter 3

“My Mind has No Space for Complicated Things”:
A Qualitative Study of Low-Income Older Adults’
Perceptions of a Community-based Digital Learning Intervention
in Singapore


By: Lu Si Yinn
-SingHealth Community Hospitals
- 10.30 – 10.45 Presenter 4

Alignment of Philippine Policies on Older Persons
with the WHO Active Ageing Framework:
A Content Analysis from the FITforFrail Research Project


By: Nicamil K. Sanchez, Shelley Ann F. de la Vega, Angely P. Garcia
-University of the Philippines
Presenter 4

Taming a robotic pet through multiple interactions:
Technology acceptance heterogeneity in singleton
older adults in Hong Kong

By: Cheng Clio Yuen Man
-The University of Hong Kong
- 10.45 – 11.00 Presenter 5

Extending Pension Policy in Emerging Asia:
An Overlapping-generations Model Analysis for Indonesia

By: George Kudrna, John Piggott and Phitawat Poonpolkul
-University of New South Wales
Presenter 5

Exploring Rural-Urban Differences in the Association
between Internet Use and Cognitive Functioning among
Older Adults in China

By: Xinfang Yu
-Nanyang Technological University
- 11.00 – 11.15 Presenter 6

Constructing a functionally integrated elderly care system:
A theoretical framework for analyzing formal and
informal care systems. An Overlapping-generations
Model Analysis for Indonesia

By: Zhan Liu, Jun Tang
-School of Public Affairs, Zhejiang University
Presenter 6

Navigating Technologies amidst a Global Pandemic –
How did Seniors Fare?

By: Gretel Jianlin Wong, Nik Ilya, Janelle Shaina Ng, Lina Choe,
Liling Kwek, Ker-Kan Tan, Wee Ling Koh

-Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
- 11.15 – 11.25 Symposium 1 Chair Closing Remarks Symposium 2 Chair Closing Remarks
11.25 – 11.30 Break
Session A Session B (with separate zoom link)
11.30 – 13.10 Symposium 3

Work and income security

Chair By: Professor Liu Tao
School of Public Affairs, Zhejiang University
Symposium 4

Translating research into practice (Evidence-based research)

Chair By: Professor Liu Xiaoting
School of Public Affairs, Zhejiang University
- 11.30 – 11.45 Presenter 1

The elderly women in Self Help Groups (SHGs) in
National Urban Livelihood Mission (NULM) in West Bengal, India:
An analysis of their work, life and income security

By: Tapas Kumar Makar, Paramita Roy
-Visva-Bharati University
Presenter 1

Methodological quality of systematic reviews on treatments for
Alzheimer’s disease: a cross-sectional study

By: Claire CW Zhong
-Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
- 11.45 – 12.00 Presenter 2

The Economic Impacts of Covid-19 Pandemic on Older Persons:
Employment and Income of Older Indonesians


By: Evi Nurvidya Arifin
-Centre for Advanced Research (CARe), Universiti Brunei Darussalam
Presenter 2

Home Quarantine of Older Adults:
Impact on Physical Health in the Age of Crisis and Beyond


By: Rolando L Lopez Jr
-Angeles University Foundation
- 12.00 – 12.15 Presenter 3

Intergenerational Relationship on
Older Person Working Status in Indonesia, 2018 and 2021


By: Lilis Heri Mis Cicih
-Faculty of Economic and Business, Universitas Indonesia
Presenter 3

Hip fracture care in five global regions:
using data to identify improvement opportunities


By: E. Armstrong, K. Rogers, C.S. Li, and R. Ivers,
on behalf of the INORMUS Investigators

-University of New South Wales Sydney School
- 12.15 – 12.30 Presenter 4

Job displacement and the long-term health of the elderly:
Evidence from China's economic restructuring


By: Yiyang Luo, Xiaoyun Zhang
-School of Economics Zhejiang, Gongshang University
Presenter 4

Factors Influencing Influenza Vaccination Update
Among Community-Dwelling Older Adults: A Mixed-Methods Study


By: Xu Yi, See Min Ting Alicia, Fazila Aloweni, Koh Chun Hui,
Irene Tan Cheng Giak, Xin Xiaohui, Gan Wee Hoe, Low Lian Leng, Lim Su Fee

-Singapore General Hospital
- 12.30 – 12.45 Presenter 5

Perceived of Income Adequacy and
Working Status to Life Satisfaction of Indonesian Older Person


By: Annisa Febriana Ayub
-Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Indonesia
Presenter 5

The Development of Active Ageing Index
Using Malaysia Ageing and Retirement Survey (MARS)


By: Tan Chin Lung, Halimah Awang, Noran Naqiah Hairi,
Yamunah Devi Apalasamy, Norma Mansor, Nik Noor Ainoon Nik Osman,
Azmah Othman, Rohana Jani
-Institute for Advanced Studies, Universiti Malaya
- 12.45 – 13.00 Presenter 6

Development Light Tower: Redefining Human Security by
Older Persons in times of Crisis


By: Diane Marie C. Bernardo
-University of the Philippines
Presenter 6

Integrating public health and primary care for managing patients
with diabetes and hypertension in rural Zhejiang, China


By: Xiaolin Wei and Min Yu
-University of Toronto
13.00 – 13.10 Symposium 3 Chair Closing Remarks Symposium 4 Chair Closing Remarks
Conference Day 2, 11 November 2022, Friday
08.45 - 09.00 Welcome to Day 2 conference by Organizing Chair – Professor Ka Lin, Zhejiang University
09.00 - 09.30 Keynote Address 2: "Navigating the Challenges of Ageing"
Professor Alan Walker

University of Sheffield
Session A Session B (with separate zoom link)
09.30-11.00 Symposium 5

Care ecosystems and caregiving responsibilities

Chair By: Assistant Professor Rahul Malhotra
Duke-NUS Medical School, National University of Singapore
Symposium 6

Physical and mental well-being including
cognitive function and dementia


Chair By: Professor Indri Hapsari Susilowati
University of Indonesia
- 09.30 – 09.45 Presenter 1

Strengthen Social Governance for Elderly Care Services in China

By: Yuan Ren
-Fudan University School of Social Development and Public Policy
Presenter 1

Health related expectations regarding aging among
middle-aged and older Japanese across the COVID-19 pandemic


By: Michael Annear, Yasuo Shimizu, Tetsuhiro Kidokoro
-Waseda University
-09.45–10.00 Presenter 2

Psychological well-being and meaning-making among
dementia caregivers under COVID-19 pandemic:
Differences and similarities between two generations


By: Lou Vivian Wei Qun, Cheng Clio Yuen Man
-The University of Hong Kong
Presenter 2

Long-term care insurance system design and
policy simulation in the post-epidemic period (2022-2050) —
Take Zhejiang Province as an example


By: Mi Hong
-School of Public Administration , Zhejiang University
-10.00–10.15 Presenter 3

Family Caregiving Challenges in the
Care of Older Adults during the Pandemic: An Integrative Review


By: Alfredo Z. Feliciano,
Evelyn E. Feliciano and Joseph Michael D. Manlutac
-Angeles University Foundation
Presenter 3

Association between air pollutants and
stroke deaths among the top aging societies in Asia


By: Ayesha Mumtaz
-School of Public Administration, Hangzhou Normal University
-10.15–10.30 Presenter 4

A descriptive study on socio-economic and environmental
factors associated with community-acquired pressure injuries


By: Fazila Aloweni, Nanthakumahrie Gunasegaran,
Beverly Leow Wen Xin, Nur Liyana Agus, Ivy Goh Hui Qi, Ang Shin Yuh
-Singapore General Hospital
Presenter 4

Diabetes and chronic inflammation in older adults:
Insights from the Study on global AGEing and adult health (SAGE)


By: Tian Walker, Alicia DeLouize, J Josh Snodgrass
-Global Health Biomarker Laboratory, Department of Anthropology,
University of Oregon
-10.30–10.45 Presenter 5

Burden Reduction of Caregivers after the
Launch of Public Long-term Care Insurance System in China


By: Fu Ruolin
-School of Economics and Management, Tohoku University
Presenter 5

A Study on Well-being Maintenance among of a m
Japanese Local Government Officials:
An Empirical Study on the Effectivenesse-fullness Application


By: Junko Okuyama, Motokawa
-Tohoku University Hospital
-10.45–11.00 Presenter 6

Understanding the Dementia Caregiving Ecosystem in Singapore: A systematic literature review

By: Chan Qiu Hua Catherine, Lu Si Yinn, Lin Jing Wen, Janine Koh Hwee
-SingHealth Community Hospitals (Bright Vision Hospital)
Presenter 6

Is childhood maltreatment associated with
cognitive performance and decline among mid-aged and elderly? Evidence from China


By: Dan Cao, Zhongliang Zhou
-Xi'an Jiaotong University & National University of Singapore
-11.00–11.10 Symposium 5 Chair Closing Remarks Symposium 6 Chair Closing Remarks
11.10 – 11.15 Break
Session A Session B (with separate zoom link)
11.15–12.55 Symposium 7

Social Engagement and social isolation / exclusion

Chair By:  Associate Professor Angelique Chan
Duke-NUS Medical School, National University of Singapore
Symposium 8

Intergenerational relationships

Chair By: Associate Professor Lan Liu
Peking University
-11.15–11.30 Presenter 1

Social isolation, socioeconomic status, and
functional impairments in Chinese older adults aged
70 years and over – a cohort study


By: Eric TC Lai, Suzanne C Ho, Jean Woo
-The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Presenter 1

Exploring the intergenerational relationship through
the going-abroad stories of the Chinese migrant elderly parents


By: Yan Zhao
-Nord University
-11.30–11.45 Presenter 2

Examining Poverty Dynamics Across the Life Span of
Elder-headed Households: A Qualitative Study in Hong Kong


By: Crystal Kwan, Ho Chung Tam
-The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Presenter 2

Grandchild Care and Subjective Wellbeing of Grandparents:
An empirical study of inter-generational relations in China


By: Hua Li
-Huzhou University
-11.45–12.00 Presenter 3

Between Elderly Parents and Grandchildren:
A Narrative Inquiry of Care Arrangements in a
Four-Generation Family in China


By: Yuan Dou
-Beijing Normal University
Presenter 3

Examining Intergenerational Transfers across
Three Generations in Malaysia


By: Halimah Awang, Muhammad Amirul, Tan Lih Yoong, Kama Firdaus
-Social Wellbeing Research Centre, Universiti Malaya
-12.00–12.15 Presenter 4

Struggling Over the Intensity of Caregiving:
Social Support and the Adaptation Process Among
Elderly Internal Migrants in China


By: Wangliu Yiqi
-The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Presenter 4

Filial piety, intimacy and inter-generational contract:
Understanding the family support of empty-nest elderly in
rural China


By: Que Chuanqi
-The Chinese University of Hong Kong
-12.15–12.30 Presenter 5

Abiding, Bending, or Breaking:
Seniors’ Social Engagement Strategies in a Global Pandemic


By: Nik Ilya, Wee Ling Koh, Janelle Shaina Ng,
Gretel Jianlin Wong, Lina Choe, Liling Kwek, and Ker-Kan Tan
-Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
Presenter 5

Filial Piety and Intergenerational Relationship in
Older Parents and Adult Children: A Dyadic Analysis


By: Lau Man Yi & Chan Chi-Ho, Wallace
-The Chinese University of Hong Kong
-12.30–12.45 Presenter 6

Being and Becoming Lonely: A gendered story

By: Ad Maulod, Malcolm Sujeeth Ravindran
-Centre for Ageing Research and Education,
National University of Singapore
Presenter 6

Grandparenthood and Quality of Life:
Mediation by Loneliness and Social Networks


By: Ha-Linh Quach, Abhijit Visaria, Rahul Malhotra
-Centre for Ageing Research and Education,
National University of Singapore
-12.45–12.55 Symposium 7 Chair Closing Remarks Symposium 8 Chair Closing Remarks
12.55 - 13.25 Announcement of Poster Winners & Poster Presentations by the 5 Winners
by Professor Liu Xiaoting


1. Association between ICT devices' use and physical activity during COVID-19 in older people previously undertaking group exercise: a cross-sectional study
by Kento Tabira, Keio University

2. “She will move her hand to the green card”: An exploration of caregivers’ experiences preparing for End-of-Life (EoL) decisions in Singapore
by Ong Min Li, National University of Singapore

3. The Physical and Mental Health Among Ageing Female Migrant Domestic Workers in Hong Kong: A Descriptive Study
by Timothy S. Sumerlin, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

4. Association of Perceived Social Isolation and Having Unmet Needs for Formal Home Care Services Among Older Adults
by Yuchen Xie, UNSW Ageing Futures Institute, University of New South Wales

5. Sandwich generation’s caregiving and cognitive health in China: intergenerational solidarity or intergenerational stake
by Jiaming Shi, Zhejiang University
13.25 - 13.35 Day 2 Closing Remarks by Organising Chair, Associate Professor Angelique Chan, National University of Singapore,
Programme Director, APRU Population Ageing