Lou Vivian W. Q
Director and Associate Professor
University of Hong Kong
Dr. Lou Vivian W. Q. is the Director of Sau Po Centre on Ageing at The University of Hong Kong. She is also an Associate Professor at Department of Social Work & Social Administration. She is now teaching social gerontology, clinical gerontology, care management, and human development for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. Her research interests focus on family gerontology, in particular family caregiving for frail older adults and grandchildren, intergenerational support, social adaptation and mental health of Chinese older adult. She also has a keen interest in practice research on building evidence-based models that contribute to the enhancement of psycho-spiritual well-being of Chinese older adults. She had publications in journals such as Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences, The Gerontologist, Age and Aging, Aging and Mental Health, and Social Indicators Research. Dr. Lou is presently a member of Elderly Commission of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, a fellow of Gerontology Society of America, and a council member of Hong Kong Association of Gerontology.
Family gerontology, Family Care giving, Social Gerontology, Clinical Gerontology and Care Management