Paying For Aged Care: Supporting Ageing-In-Place With Healthcare & Affordable Housing

Paying For Aged Care: Supporting Ageing-In-Place With Healthcare & Affordable Housing

Affordable housing is more than merely the ability to pay off the house loan. It’s also being able to meet long-term care costs – such as assisted daily living, rehab and medical care – when needed, apart from basic living needs like food, clothing and transportation.

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Healthy Relationships Needs Honest Communication

Healthy Relationships Needs Honest Communication

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.

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Paying for Care: Can Malaysians Afford it?

Paying for Care: Can Malaysians Afford it?

The retirement lifestyle is all the rage these days. While choosing either to age in your own home or move into a retirement village is a matter of lifestyle choices – the fact is: receiving care isn’t a lifestyle, it is a need.

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Through the lens of Taiwan’s Elderly Care

Through the lens of Taiwan’s Elderly Care

Taiwan is considered more advanced in its elderly care services and is said to be facing a social time bomb …

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Managedcare & ReGen Rehabilitation International Signs MoU – Providing Greater Accessibility to Care

Managedcare & ReGen Rehabilitation International Signs MoU – Providing Greater Accessibility to Care

The MOU between Managedcare and ReGen Rehab International is a cooperative endeavour to achieve specific objectives that enables public to easily find the appropriate care services they may require and offering greater outreach to those needing care.

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Paying For Aged Care: Trends & Challenges

Paying For Aged Care: Trends & Challenges

To fully capitalise on the trend of self-directed purchases of services, we need to work out the flaws in our aged care infrastructure – namely our payment options.

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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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