Caring For A Loved One At Home Can Have A Steep Learning Curve

Caring For A Loved One At Home Can Have A Steep Learning Curve

By Taunya English, WHYY Dementia has been slowly stealing Ruth Perez’s memory and thinking ability for 20 years. Her daughter, …

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There & Then, She Found Her Independence

There & Then, She Found Her Independence

“There will always be problems. Stay strong. Never give up. Always remember love conquers all things.”

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Miliee Kassim – mother to hundreds

Miliee Kassim – mother to hundreds

SHE is a mother to hundreds and an inspiration to many. She believes in giving back as it gives her …

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An extraordinary exhibition on ageing – Bangkok, Thailand

An extraordinary exhibition on ageing – Bangkok, Thailand

Ageing is inevitable. Children in the future will live longer than adults today. The best thing we can do now is to create the future that we are ready to age by ourselves.

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Shanthini singing about her journey

Shanthini singing about her journey

THE younger generation remembers her as Auntie English on Astro TV. The older ones may know her as a pioneer …

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Ivy Josiah still fighting for civil rights

Ivy Josiah still fighting for civil rights

“I’ve always known how to deal with sexism, and now I’m learning to deal with ageism. Especially when you’re an …

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Susan Suah wants to make homes aged-friendly

Susan Suah wants to make homes aged-friendly

WITH her background in interior design, Susan Suah wants to make Malaysian homes aged-friendly. “The building industry has already built …

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Reliving Merdeka memories

Reliving Merdeka memories

TODAY, it is often seen as just another public holiday and marked with national level celebrations, a march parade and …

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Hassan inspires young musicians

Hassan inspires young musicians

MUSICIAN and songwriter Hassan Peter Brown is an inspiration to his peers and young musicians alike. Having grown up in …

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Live as simply as possible, says Gurmit

Live as simply as possible, says Gurmit

STEPPING into the room, Gurmit Singh tells his staff that we only need one light switched on, and she can …

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What you can do this Earth Day

What you can do this Earth Day

THERE are many things you can do to help the Earth and take care of our environment. As tomorrow is …

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Donating your body to medical training

Donating your body to medical training

THERE are several ways you can continue contributing to society after you have departed this Earth. One good way is …

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Leaving a legacy of Eurasian cooking

Leaving a legacy of Eurasian cooking

JEANNE Pereira’s home is as warm and welcoming as she is, and she speaks like she’s known this writer all …

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Two seniors, poles apart

Two seniors, poles apart

MY daughter laughs. She says, “Today 95-year-old Lucy told me how she wished I were her daughter. She’s such a …

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Learning to age

Learning to age

“GRANDMOTHER is coming down the stairs. I can see her,” my daughter says. We are on Skype, with me in …

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No slowing down for former DG

No slowing down for former DG

In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years. – Abraham …

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Late starter still bridging cultures via art

Late starter still bridging cultures via art

THE petite lady with a full head of white hair, smiles with a sparkle in her eye. It’s the same …

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