March 15, 2019The late Dr Gwendolen Smith, consultant paediatrician, is remembered by many with great fondness for her dedication as a clinician as well as her passion in advocating for children’s health and well-being.
One of only two paediatricians in Malaysia in the 1960s, Dr Smith was part of a pioneering group of specialists that established...
March 5, 2019Friendship is a magical thing and sometimes, after bidding goodbye, you’re likely to cross paths again, as cyclist Peter Yoong has discovered. Learn how this Malaysian retiree makes new friends on a biking tour around the world
February 27, 2019With Malaysia rapidly becoming an ageing nation, we must prepare for our old age physically, mentally, socially and financially, especially if we aim to be independent for as long as possible.
February 15, 2019Betty and Vincent had an arranged marriage. There was no honeymoon after the wedding; instead Betty moved in with his family and lived with her mother-in-law in her home with about 20 others. She loved it and their life together has been "precious and joyous".
February 15, 2019Datuk Koh Kia Lim and Datin Lim Ah Lan started out as classmates. They became friends but he harboured a crush on her from the time they were 15. Their love took time but it has lasted and they have been happily married for 45 years.
January 11, 2019It is high time we throw Ageist Attitudes that portray senior citizens as frail and weak out the window. A proposed law for seniors hopes to empower and protect the rights of the elderly.
January 1, 2019What does retirement mean to you? If you’re thinking rocking chairs, knitting needles and gardening tools, you’re way off. Seniors in their 60s, 70s, 80s and even 90s are ditching stereotypes on what the golden years should be like.
December 28, 2018Everyone stands to gain when retirees join the workforce. Apart from their strong work ethic and reliability, seniors often record lower absenteeism, more job loyalty, eagerness to learn new skills and very strong customer service skills.
December 25, 2018Kirk Douglas is not slowing down at age 102. His actor son, Michael Douglas, recently revealed that the Hollywood legend is savvy with today’s social-media trends and has picked up FaceTime.