Yan Zhao

Asian Services Coordinator
Age Concern Auckland

Yan Zhao is a social gerontologist and doctoral candidate at Auckland University of Technology.  She has nursing and health promotion backgrounds and is a Certified Health Education Specialist with a special interest in older Chinese people’s health and care.  Yan’s topic is identifying and reducing loneliness among Chinese late-life immigrants in New Zealand.  She hopes her research could help to promote community support for older immigrants, ameliorate loneliness in this group and reduce inequities in health.
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