“Ageing in Place” | Perspectives | Channel NewsAsia

“Ageing in Place” | Perspectives | Channel NewsAsia

Carol Yip CEO of Aged Care Group Sdn Bhd: A lot elderly people don’t want to move out of home. Staying where they are always gives them a sense of belonging.

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As Asia ages, a rethink is needed in caring for elderly: Perspectives panel

As Asia ages, a rethink is needed in caring for elderly: Perspectives panel

Healthcare experts on Channel NewsAsia’s Perspectives say caregivers need better preparation to care for parents, with age-friendly approaches to policies.

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Is it safe for the elderly to live independently?

Is it safe for the elderly to live independently?

IS IT safe for senior citizens to live independently? Up to which point? When should they consider moving to a …

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Who are you calling elderly?

Who are you calling elderly?

NOT all words are created equal. Some are more acceptable than others. “Senior citizen” sounds more acceptable for people over …

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Preparing for death

Preparing for death

BEFRIEND death as it is a natural part of our life cycle. Don’t be afraid of it. Death is the …

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Where do the private sector and NGOs come in?

Where do the private sector and NGOs come in?

THERE were many questions and several business models discussed for the retirement industry and aged health care at the recent …

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How do other countries handle aged care?

How do other countries handle aged care?

EVERY country has a different approach to aged care. Some have a heavy reliance on government and public funding. Others …

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Stakeholders discuss building a retirement industry

Stakeholders discuss building a retirement industry

RETIREMENT is not just about how much you have when you stop working. It is about your next phase of …

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Let go of that ego, seniors!

Let go of that ego, seniors!

ALL seniors, retirees and pensioners have an ego. Some have “fat” egos while others have not-so-big ones. As we grow …

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Areas of concern for senior citizens

Areas of concern for senior citizens

SENIOR citizens in Malaysia have it tough. A lot of infrastructure and development projects are done with the young in …

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Sustainable Retirement & Aged Care – How Ready Are We Now?

Sustainable Retirement & Aged Care – How Ready Are We Now?

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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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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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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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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Surgery at 66 can be traumatic

Surgery at 66 can be traumatic

WHEN we are pushed to our limits or faced with our own mortality is when we realise how truly blessed …

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Providing a platform for aged care services

Providing a platform for aged care services

THE time for creating awareness is past. Now is the time for us to educate families on the type of …

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Time to use WhatsApp, YouTube and Google

Time to use WhatsApp, YouTube and Google

RESEARCH has shown that many seniors are still reluctant to go digital and lag behind the rest of the population …

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Get healthy with ACG’s Silver Fitness Programme

Get healthy with ACG’s Silver Fitness Programme

AGED Care Group’s 12-week Silver Fitness Programme kicked off successfully with an introduction and demonstration at the Super Pharmacy Megastore …

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