The 5th Golden Age Summit

​August 8, 2020

15:30 - 17:00


Truth of Ageing 

What is ageing? What is the meaning of ageing?

How can you stay young at heart no matter how old you are?

For one to lead a fulfilling life, health and wellness are just two of the key components, but there is much more to consider.  In this session, two distinguished celebrities will unveil their secrets to ageing and share their wisdom on enjoying a remarkable later life.

*Speakers are listed in alphabetical order. 

Professor Richard Ho is currently an Honorary Professor in the Department of Chinese Language and Literature and an Honorary Fellow of New Asia College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK).   In 1974, Professor Ho joined the University of Wisconsin where he taught Chinese literature and Chinese philosophy for two years before returning to Hong Kong to become a television executive.  In 1979, he joined CUHK and taught classical Chinese literature.  He became the Registrar of CUHK in 1996 and the Founding President of CUHK – Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Community College in 2004, and retired in 2006. Professor Ho received his BA and M Phil degrees in Chinese from the University of Hong Kong in 1969 and 1972, and his PhD degree in Chinese Studies from the University of London in 1975. He was appointed as Justice of the Peace in 1987. 

Honorary Professor, Department of Chinese Language and Literature 
Honorary Fellow, New Asia College
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Professor Richard M. W. HO

At 84, Mrs Vera Waters remains an ever-popular icon of the beauty industry. Always elegant and impeccably groomed, Vera has an amazing presence which stems from a total commitment to beauty and a passionate love of life. 
Mrs Waters was the first female manager in the Hong Kong Standard Chartered Bank.  She also is the recipient of a number of awards including in 1974, the first female Hong Kong “Ten Outstanding Young Persons” awardee in 2004, one of the “100 Outstanding Women Entrepreneurs in China” in 2016, one of the “2016 Outstanding Figures” given by the Chinese Today Press, and in 2019, elected to the “Hall of Fame” by Hong Kong Hair & Beauty Merchants Association.  Vera is also Nu Skin’s Circle of Excellence III & Presidential Director - 20 Years. 

Managing Director, Long Benefit Enterprises Limited


Mr Garry Chan worked in the social media and marketing fields for over 17 years after graduating from the University of Toronto. In 2010, Garry decided to pursue a lifetime career as a financial consultant and is currently the Senior Regional General Manager of YF Life.  His team successfully achieved ten consecutive years of Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) results, including four years of Court Of the Table (COT), making him a Life Member.

On behalf of YF Life, Garry has presented over 100 speeches about his philosophy and successes.  He has served on the Membership Communication Committee for MDRT HK & Macau, Executive Committee for the Life Underwriters Association of HK, and 1.28 policy Donation Concert, acting as both chairman and vice-chairman of  Life Care Movement-Policy Donation. 

Vice Chairman
Policy Donation Programme, Life Care Movement

Mr Garry CHAN

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