Abandoned and pining for family

Abandoned and pining for family

Tong Sim Senior Citizens Care Centre founder Cheong Loy checking on a senior citizen at the premises in Jalan Dewan Bahasa, Kuala Lumpur. The coffinmaker who runs the funeral parlour at the Kwong Tong Cemetery in Sg Besi started taking in abandoned elderly folk more than a decade ago.

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Professionalising Care Through  Public-Private Partnerships

Professionalising Care Through Public-Private Partnerships

As we evolve into different stages of life, the possibility of requiring some form of care is prevalent. There are enough facts to pressure us to do something now – without hesitation and procrastination, especially when Malaysians are facing longer life spans.

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Find Your Anchor To Fight Depression

Find Your Anchor To Fight Depression

Did you know mental disorders will be the 2nd biggest health problem in Malaysia by 2020. That is 4.2 million Malaysians having depression and anxiety disorder. Check out the infographic to find out what you need to know this debilitating condition in Malaysia and find out how to prevent it.

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Life Begins At 60! Living Your Passion

Life Begins At 60! Living Your Passion

To this group, 60 is but a halfway point in their career for various reasons and for some, it is an opportunity to delve into a new role. Like many developed economies, Malaysia is facing an inverted age pyramid as people are living longer. Furthermore, reports from EPF and Khazanah Research Institute’s state of households in 2016 raise concerns over Malaysians retiring with insufficient funds to sustain retirement.

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Martin Yan on being a Lifelong Chef and impacting lives with healthy cooking

Martin Yan on being a Lifelong Chef and impacting lives with healthy cooking

Martin Yan, a certified Master Chef, highly respected food consultant, and a prolific author. He captured the attention, admiration and hearts of millions of fans by spicing up his cooking repertoire and teaching with a personal ingredient – wit! He is the epitome of food and cooking as he believes it’s what that brings people together.

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Silver Collar:  Retaining and employing the older workforce

Silver Collar: Retaining and employing the older workforce

Age is not a bad things when come into work, because as you grow older, you are one step closer to retirement—a status where you no need to rush for work and have enough of time to enjoy your life without the pressure from work.

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Foolproof Your Home As You Age

Foolproof Your Home As You Age

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.

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Transformation of a City: Identifying the gaps

Transformation of a City: Identifying the gaps

There is a shift of population from the countryside to city, facts and figures by United Nation show that, half of humanity (3.5 billion people) lives in cities today and by 2030, almost 60% of the world’s population will live in urban areas.

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5 Ways Retirees Can Earn Extra Cash

5 Ways Retirees Can Earn Extra Cash

In an ideal world, retirees would successfully downsize their lifestyle to fit a smaller budget, but the truth is, no matter how much we downsize, cost of living continues to soar. A bowl of fish ball noodles may cost RM5.50 at your neighbourhood coffee shop now, but it could go up to RM8 for a bowl by the time you say goodbye to your employment (depending on when you retire).

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Food That Promote Brain Health

Food That Promote Brain Health

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.

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Money for life

Money for life

Malaysians are expected to live longer but that also means we will need more money to support ourselves through our golden years. Some experts say having investments is no longer an option but a must.

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Better old folks homes under new Act

Better old folks homes under new Act

PETALING JAYA: Old folks home operators who provide inadequate living quarters for senior citizens will bear the full brunt of …

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Mental Decline Could Have A Dire Impact On Your Finances

Mental Decline Could Have A Dire Impact On Your Finances

Growing up in Malaysia, you might have heard those phrases – or some variations of them – from your parents or an older relative, especially when it comes to topics like illness or death. The rationale is “out of sight, out of mind”, if you don’t talk about it, it won’t happen. But the same kind of mentality will not fly with money management.

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Enough Talk, More Action!

Enough Talk, More Action!

It is time to take charge of your personal finances and retirement fund. To have a comfortable and enjoyable retirement, you need to start planning now. This is because there are many things in life that are beyond control and you would not want to be caught unprepared when things go wrong.

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Inside Design: Multigenerational Living In Aged Care Architecture

Inside Design: Multigenerational Living In Aged Care Architecture

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.

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