Planning for Healthcare Costs in Retirement

Planning for Healthcare Costs in Retirement

*KC Lee, who is in his 60s, lives about as healthily as a person his age can. He doesn’t drink or smoke or indulge in bad habits like gambling.

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Time to change the image of seniors in ads

Time to change the image of seniors in ads

IF YOU read newspaper advertisements, watch TV commercials or hear them on the radio, you might be aware that senior …

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A will can break up a family

A will can break up a family

RECENTLY I had some interesting conversations with my good friends on how siblings become enemies overnight when they learn the …

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Do’s and don’ts for Alzheimer’s caregivers

Do’s and don’ts for Alzheimer’s caregivers

TAKING care of family members who have Alzheimer’s Disease can take a toll on you. Besides watching your loved one’s …

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PRS contributors need to play their part

PRS contributors need to play their part

THE Private Retirement Scheme (PRS) is a well-regulated scheme. It provides ample safeguarding features – from close regulation and supervision …

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Exercises to keep your lungs healthy

Exercises to keep your lungs healthy

IF YOU frequently have shortness of breath when out walking or simply doing your everyday activities, your physiotherapist will prescribe …

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Keep playing those old records

Keep playing those old records

IT’S now 2015 and you still have your old record collection. What do you do? Well, for one, if the …

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Stroke, diabetes, hypertension can lead to dental issues

Stroke, diabetes, hypertension can lead to dental issues

MANY older adults suffer from multiple chronic illnesses like hypertension, diabetes mellitus, coronary heart disease and stroke. Coupled with the …

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Cultivating good money habits

Cultivating good money habits

MANY people have had the experience of just paying the minimum on their credit card bills every month and owing …

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Need for better laws to protect elderly

Need for better laws to protect elderly

IN July this year, we read the news about an elderly woman in Singapore who was physically abused by her …

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Enforcement of SOPs and guidelines needed in nursing homes, care centres

Enforcement of SOPs and guidelines needed in nursing homes, care centres

IN Malaysia, there doesn’t seem to be a uniform standard operating procedure (SOP) for nursing homes and care centres. It …

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Sustainable Retirement & Aged Care – Why it’s not a match made in heaven?

Sustainable Retirement & Aged Care – Why it’s not a match made in heaven?

The Malaysian aged care industry is at its infancy stage. As we are becoming an ageing population, this will thrust the imminent growth of the aged care industry.

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