• Healthy when young, healthy when old

    The Star- Saturday, 2 April 2016 BY LOH FOON FONG KUALA LUMPUR: Staying healthy from an early age keeps the nursing home at bay – that is the message from the Health Ministry and aged care specialists. They have urged Malaysians to put serious efforts into caring for their physical and mental health in order to […]

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    When writing your will, make sure your wishes are known

    Housewife K.G. Lim, 61, was devastated when her husband passed away after a heart attack in 2005. When she learnt that he died intestate, Lim felt her world had crumbled. “As I tried to make sense of his death and manage our sundry shop business, I had to deal with legal issues as the bank […]

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  • Tengku Aizan: ‘Malaysia has a rather short time to prepare for the transition into an aged nation.’

    Silent ‘epidemic’ of ageing

    Malaysia, like many of its neighbours in Asia, is in danger of getting old before we know it. CHALLENGES of the ageing population are no longer issues faced by developed countries. Developing countries are fast catching up and Malaysia is not spared. In fact, the speed of growth in the number of the aged in […]

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    Abandoned

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    Creating age friendly cities

    Malaysia is expected to become an aging nation within the next seven years, yet none of our cities are officially declared age-friendly and fitted to encourage healthy aging. It’s about time we paid attention to this issue.   Download PDF  

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    Priceless Partnership

    Professional care for the elderly. Occupational therapists can help raise the standards of care given to the elderly. For more information, kindly see the attached article.       Download PDF  

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  • More Therapists Needed

    Although occupational therapy is crucial in patients’ rehabilitation, not many know about this field of medicine. For more information, kindly see the attached article or the post in Star Online.    

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  • Medical disability meet

    Medical disability meet

    Sunday Star, Sunday 9th June 2013 Medical disability meet Prof Nathan hopes that a proper protocol to improve the system of assessing disability, damages and the processing of claims can be formulated through the seminar. A seminar is being organised to bring together the various parties involved in the management and assessment of medical disabilities. […]

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    It pays to give

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    Healthy ageing for everyone

    Monday April 15, 2013 THE Malaysian Healthy Ageing Society (MHAS) is a non-profit organisation that strives to educate healthcare professionals and members of the public on healthy ageing issues. Professor Nathan Vytialingam, one of the pioneers of the organisation back in 2002, says there is widespread misconception about ageing: “Most people think ageing starts when […]

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