Should you really pluck out your grey hairs? Here are the facts

Should you really pluck out your grey hairs? Here are the facts

Plucking large amounts of hair may permanently damage the hair follicles and lead to bald spots.

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Aged care services for future Eco World projects

Aged care services for future Eco World projects

Eco World has ties with ACG, through the former‘s wholly owned subsidiary, Managedcare Sdn Bhd, which is the healthcare services partner for Parque Residences condominium in Eco Sanctuary.

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For a good, free workout, take the stairs

For a good, free workout, take the stairs

Stair-climbing is a fantastic, free way to get a cardiovascular workout and strengthen muscles in your lower body, without the need for any skill, training or sporting prowess.

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A Roundtable on Growing Old with Dignity

A Roundtable on Growing Old with Dignity

Experts on retirement matters share their thoughts and advice on creating a long term retirement and ageing plan for care and other needs.

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Be careful of ‘bad’ fat and high cholesterol levels

Be careful of ‘bad’ fat and high cholesterol levels

High blood cholesterol can affect anyone. Based on the latest 2015 National Health and Morbidity Survey, it is estimated that 47.7% of Malaysian adults 18 years and above have hypercholesterolaemia, or high blood cholesterol.

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Thoughts on superfoods (and antioxidants) – Part 2

Thoughts on superfoods (and antioxidants) – Part 2

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.

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Thoughts on superfoods (and antioxidants) – Part 1

Thoughts on superfoods (and antioxidants) – Part 1

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.

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Palliative Care Awareness Month 2017

Palliative Care Awareness Month 2017

Initiated by Hospis Malaysia, ‘National Palliative Care Awareness Month’ aims to place the importance of improving access to palliative care services on the national agenda so that unnecessary pain and suffering from a life-limiting illness can be significantly reduced and properly managed.

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ACG inks MoU with UM in Continuum Care for older Malaysians

ACG inks MoU with UM in Continuum Care for older Malaysians

To lead a hassle-free life when they need care, a joint initiative between Aged Care Group and University of Malaya will be undertaken to provide continuum care for older Malaysians.

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Tips for different generations working together

Tips for different generations working together

Create a united workplace by levelling the playing field and removing any sense of self-hierarchy among employees.

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Managedcare and FA Advisory: Care and Finance converge for a better future

Managedcare and FA Advisory: Care and Finance converge for a better future

To enable Malaysians to enjoy an elevated standard of retirement, accessibility to care services and financial planning services will be boosted in a joint initiative by Managedcare Sdn Bhd and FA Advisory Sdn Bhd.

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Financial Planning: Where are we?

Financial Planning: Where are we?

Effective financial planning at an earlier age on what they want to achieve in life, how to manage personal finances, careful planning and choosing the right financial products to implement these plans is key.

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Examples of real progress on ageing in the workplace

Examples of real progress on ageing in the workplace

Starting from July 2016 year, a company in Singapore can apply for up to S$300,000 in grants to fund job redesign projects targeted at workers aged 50 and older under the WorkPro scheme. By Kim Walker

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Are You Financially Ready To Face Any Medical Catastrophe In Your Retirement?

Are You Financially Ready To Face Any Medical Catastrophe In Your Retirement?

To ensure you cover all bases in your old age, additional savings must be made to cover outpatient treatments that your medical insurance does not cover. Source: Smart Investor, May 2016, Issue 313

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Innovating Care For The Elderly

Innovating Care For The Elderly

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.

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Rethink ageing for a more realistic and optimistic prediction of economic impact

Rethink ageing for a more realistic and optimistic prediction of economic impact

The conventional old-age dependency ratio makes the economic impact of ageing societies seem worse than they will be. There are now some better measures that do not exaggerate the effects of ageing. By Kim Walker

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Experts gather to discuss on caring for the aged

Experts gather to discuss on caring for the aged

Dr Safurah Jaafar emphasised that developers and operators should plan according to the new Private Aged Healthcare Facility Act to ensure the provision of long term care is of quality and affordable.

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Top tips for a well-designed, usable house:

Top tips for a well-designed, usable house:

A usable home has thoughtful design features that meet the needs of people of different ages and abilities over time.

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Lessening The Burden When The Time Comes

Lessening The Burden When The Time Comes

“I have saved up all my EPF (superannuation) money to pay for my funeral expenses. This is not morbid thinking, it helps me and my family plan for the future, lessening the burden for them when the time comes.”

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Long-term Care Plan

Long-term Care Plan

Be prepared. Start planning now so you can enjoy your retirement years with peace of mind.

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