May 4, 2019Datin Siti Hendon Abdullah has a thirst for knowledge. She has just completed her Master's degree and is going for her PhD in early child education. By the way, she's an 83-year-old great-grandmother.
April 25, 2019"Try to remember only the good times, not the bad." "Keep active." "Watch Jeopardy, read, do handiwork." These are some ways suggested by seniors themselves on how to be happy in old age.
April 20, 2019A minimally-invasive surgery to replace a failing heart valve is on its way to approval by the US FDA for low-risk patients such as weightlifting octogenarian Robert Strange, in place of open heart surgery.
March 16, 2019Former Star Media Group editor and producer Tan Ju Eng has compiled a book of women’s stories, written by her late grandmother from the 1930s to the 1970s, which she hopes will inspire a new generation.
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.