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
Kuala Lumpur, 18 August 2016 Woods Bagot together with Aged Care Group (ACG) hosted a networking platform called After Hours …
On the 10th & 11th of August, the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) and State Street hosted the International Social Security Conference 2016 to discuss the ageing in Malaysia.
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.
The Malaysian-South Australian engagement would open up many opportunities through skills sharing and operating experience.
People need enough funds for their care in old age and the cost of staying in a day car centre’s single room would incur an estimated monthly fee of RM4000, amounting to RM48 000 a year.
Consumers aged 60-plus will account for up to 60 percent of urban consumption growth to 2030 – McKinsey
An excellent report from McKinsey identifies nine groups of urban consumers that are projected to generate three-quarters of global urban consumption growth from 2015 to 2030. That’s now!
Taking some real life examples, we look at some of the new age technologies and innovations that could help enhance aged care services.
Managedcare and MyDoc Asia have come together to create greater awareness among Malaysians on access to information for health and aged care.
As birthrates fall and life spans lengthen, there’s plenty of room for expansion in this market, because babies grow out of diapers, but incontinent adults usually don’t.
Managedcare Sdn Bhd (“Managedcare”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Aged Care Group Sdn Bhd, today inked a Collaboration Agreement for the launch of CareTRUST™ with Rockwills Trustee Berhad (“Rockwills Trustee”) and the Wealth Management arm of Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad (“KenWealth”).
THE Malaysian Parkinson’s Disease Association (MPDA) and Parkinson Wellness Recovery (PWR!), in collaboration with Aged Care Group, is organising a …