Avoiding the subjective feeling of being old is easy. It is simply a matter of continually adapting to new challenges, such as physical and cognitive decline. To do this, we need to call on our resilience, motivation and energy to compensate for deteriorating bodies and minds. The ageing process is a biological fact that we can adjust to.
Asians tend to seek help only at the eleventh hour. Do not wait until things get bad, use counseling sessions as a way to keep their relationships healthy. There is no marriage made in heaven. Each one has to invest love, respect and trust in making the relationship work.
How often do businesses engage as well as reach out to the matured and elderly? As the population ages, there would be an opportunity for businesses to fill in the gap. Businesses must move towards marketing that subtly appeal to an ageing demographic.
So where does all this information leave us? Well, hopefully with a little less enthusiasm for overdosing on “superfoods” and especially antioxidant supplements – the evidence suggests that they won’t fix any major health issues induced by bad habits, and indeed might make things worse.
What can be pretty annoying are things which are extravagantly marketed despite the fact that they cannot possibly match depicted expectations. One such item is a fad called “clean eating” – this irritates me because the term implies that if we do not embrace the foods faddists suggest, then somehow we would be eating dirty rubbish instead.
Buying a house is a bit like planning for your wedding day — there are months packed with excitement, stress, planning, and then, finally, the big payoff. When you’ve started out a couple of decades ago to settle down and commit to the big stuff — spouses, houses and children trousers — daily living as an aged person was likely not a priority then.
Experts agree that keeping our brain stimulated and healthy is our best preventive measure to minimise chances of developing the dementia and Alzheimer’s. One of the major factors in doing so is maintaining a healthy diet as our food plays huge part in our lives. Especially for those in nursing homes or in some form of recovering care, eating the right food Is essential to ensure you are giving your body what it needs and promoting a healthy brain.
A conversation with Woods Bagot Health & Science Sector Leader, Vic Benakovic and Health & Science Sector Specialist, Nikki Beckman discussing the design shift in Aged Care planning to a more holistic Multigenerational Living model. One of the most apparent challenges facing the aged care industry being the lack of aged friendly infrastructure, it is obvious that Malaysia is in need for an aged-friendly environment upgrade.