Healthcare: how human-machine teams beat robots

Healthcare: how human-machine teams beat robots

As robotic and artificial-intelligence (AI) systems become more advanced, will they eventually render doctors and nurses obsolete, with patients consulting a computer instead?

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Growing Old Gracefully

Growing Old Gracefully

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) began its 50th birthday meeting in Yokohama this May brooding about growing old. And where …

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Quarter Life Crisis: How To Handle It

Quarter Life Crisis: How To Handle It

As a counsellor, I have seen many young adults come in claiming that they are depressed. From my perspective what …

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Estate Planning in Real Life: Why It Matters To You

Estate Planning in Real Life: Why It Matters To You

Estate planning is not just for the wealthy. It is for anyone who has any level of wealth and wishes to bequeath convenience, comfort and privacy to their loved ones instead of putting them through an agonising ordeal which might become very nasty and very public.

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6 Top Habits To Beat Rising Costs

6 Top Habits To Beat Rising Costs

The rising costs of living is deaf to complaints. We would have to deal with rising costs with real action – action that directly affect our finances and ability to live well in the face of inflation.

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Social Protection For A Senior Inclusive Malaysia

Social Protection For A Senior Inclusive Malaysia

Many have come into contact with the aged care system and are often left wanting, not for lack of the aforementioned reasons, but due to the lack of the necessary mechanisms that advocate social inclusiveness of our own senior citizens.

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Business Ideas: Why Being Senior Inclusive Adds Value

Business Ideas: Why Being Senior Inclusive Adds Value

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.

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Scams: Why do we fall for it?

Scams: Why do we fall for it?

Why do people keep getting scammed again and again despite the red flags? Some may be inclined to say that if you haven’t learnt your lesson from the first time, you probably deserve it. The reality is much more complicated.

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Empowering Aged Care’s Legal Framework In Malaysia

Empowering Aged Care’s Legal Framework In Malaysia

Enforcement is not a box-ticking exercise, checking if you have done this and that and saying if you are breaching the law or not. It comes down to our society’s values where people need to have greater respect for the law.

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Investing for Retirement – Local or Abroad?

Investing for Retirement – Local or Abroad?

Your retirement fund is critical to ensuring your quality of life and ability to live with dignity as you go down the journey of ageing. Hence, your decisions to make investments is especially critical at this stage in life.

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Pavilion Kuala Lumpur Launches Pavilion Silver Société

Pavilion Kuala Lumpur Launches Pavilion Silver Société

Pavilion KL today launched Pavilion Silver Société, a new exclusive program for the silver society targeted at Malaysians 55 years and above. Pavilion KL will endeavour to collaborate with major organisations and companies to continuously offer attractive benefits and activities. Managedcare is the first partner to collaborate on the initiative.

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Integrated Care: What Needs To Be Done

Integrated Care: What Needs To Be Done

When integrated care is embedded in a community or neighbourhood, communication becomes easy. You won’t get ‘lost’ in the system as your medical history is collected, centrally stored and made assessible to your neighbourhood care providers.

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Integrated Care: Defining The Future Provision Of Care

Integrated Care: Defining The Future Provision Of Care

Trends are the sort of thing that comes and goes. Yet, they typically capture the moment and represent the times we live in. As of late, integration is a hot topic and buzz word in health care. As a buzz word being thrown around, integrated care as a term has been used loosely on various occasions. So, what exactly is the concept of integrated care, apart from an intangible impression?

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Willing But Too Late

Willing But Too Late

Chris is frantic. He was supposed to meet with Mr Lee fifteen minutes ago but he is nowhere near the Lee residence. 45 minutes later, he was in front of the Lee residence. The maid came to the gate and she was not her usual cheery self. “Sir is in hospital,” she said.

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Top 10 Global Consumer Trends in 2017

Top 10 Global Consumer Trends in 2017

In 2017, consumers will be even more demanding than before,with a greater tendency to express and fulfill their needs through digital means, according to global market research company Euromonitor International.

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5 Insurance Plans That You Need in Your Golden Years

5 Insurance Plans That You Need in Your Golden Years

As medical technology and pharmaceutical solutions advance, people are living longer than ever. In Malaysia, the average life expectancy of …

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What price good health?

What price good health?

Written By Project M Good health is priceless; bad health tends to be expensive. In these days of an aging …

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The Missing Retirement Income Mind-set

The Missing Retirement Income Mind-set

By Richard Wolf After years of political reforms and media warnings, people are now well aware that savings will play …

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You’re Not Just ‘Growing Old’ If This Happens To You

You’re Not Just ‘Growing Old’ If This Happens To You

By Judith Graham, columnist at Kaiser Health News. When Dr. Christopher Callahan examines older patients, he often hears a similar …

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What Does Akaun Emas Mean For Your Long-Term Care

What Does Akaun Emas Mean For Your Long-Term Care

Early November 2016, news of the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) officially initiating Akaun Emas was announced in newspapers and is …

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