July 21, 2019Organised by Malaysian Healthy Ageing Society (MHAS), this biennial conference is aimed at promoting healthy ageing by educating healthcare professionals and the public on ageing-related issues.
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.
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.
January 8, 2019Scientists have discovered genetic patterns that can detect your biological age, i.e. the age of your cells, which may be older or younger than your chronological age, i.e. how old you actually are.
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.
November 16, 2018An elderly couple is taking on the challenges of caring for their son with Down Syndrome, who is now enduring perhaps the cruelest of characteristics often associated with his condition – accelerated ageing.
November 11, 2018Research shows that isolation and loneliness are harmful for the elderly, yet, as a group, those who are in decent health score higher on measures of happiness than young and middle-aged adults
September 14, 2018Professor Nathan Vytialingam, 65, is inspired by his patients and family to constantly reach greater heights. He works with individuals of all ages and abilities, to address the difficulties – psychological and physical – that hinder them from living their fullest lives.
August 14, 2018Make peace with the bodily changes that come with growing old – the weight gain, sagging boobs and even a bum that has given way to gravity. These are the price paid for a life well lived.
April 27, 2018In one study, results showed that participants who had positive beliefs about ageing were 44% less likely to develop dementia over the next four years than were their counterparts with negative beliefs.