Innovating Care For The Elderly
THURSDAY, 24th November 2016: As nations across the globe move towards an ageing population, it is becoming more imperative for the aged care industry to innovate itself in order to better cope with increasing demands and changing needs. In Singapore, Innovating Care Asia Pacific hosted the Elderly & Home Care 2016 forum, providing a platform for decision makers, practitioners, researchers, service providers, and community members to share their experiences to support and empower rapidly ageing populations worldwide.
Amongst speakers from various organisations, which included Eldercare Singapore, HoviCare Finland, ACCESS Health international and many others, CEO of Aged Care Group, Carol Yip gave the audience insight into Malaysia’s ageing climate. In her presentation – titled “Malaysian Insurance and How CareTRUST™ – A Living Trust Provides Financial Stability Towards Your Aged Care” – Carol spoke on Malaysia’s need to identifying sustainable mechanisms to providing financial safeguards for it’s ageing population, the challenges facing Malaysia and how the CareTRUST™ – launched in Malaysia in February 2016 – will help Malaysia cope with the demands of its’ growing ageing population.