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Post C Primary Research- Sydney

Part A I visited the Sydney suburb of Chinatown to carry out observation of the Chinese elder daily life. I took notes with the AEIOU template and I also documented by several photos. One of my observation was older Chinese

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POST C – Primary research

Part A: I chose to visit Chatswood, a Sydney suburb with a large Chinese population. A major observation was the gathering of elderly Chinese people on in an outdoor, astro-turfed environment, in the concourse which is central to shops, restaurants,

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Moonlight Dances and a Seasoned Musician.

PART A Within my own home suburb of Rhodes, NSW, there is a large number of Chinese people. Living close by the water I get a fantastic view across the bridge to small park by the water of which many

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The Desire of Socialising

Part A: Observation On Sunday evening Chinatown was very lively, filled with people of a variety of age groups, including the elderly. Upon my observations of the older generation I found that they tended to most commonly walk in pairs,

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Physical Exercise: A Pillar to Healthy Ageing

As advised by locals, Burwood Park was a hub for Chinese elderly, especially within the early hours of the morning. After arriving at 7:30am, I noticed the park was enlivened with a medley of exercise and dance routines scattered around

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Maintaining an active lifestyle

In the park along the Cooks River in Marrickville, elderly Chinese often go for morning walks. They usually walk with their partner, or alone, along the path that runs along the river; a few cycle, or practice Tai Chi. I

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“Australia is my home now.”

Twenty-one years ago, my seventy-six year old grandmother, Helen made a big move from China to Australia, without knowing a word of english. In order to be closer to her son, she migrated here and adopted the Australian way of

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