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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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
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