• 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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    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

    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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    Bismillahirahmanirrahim YB Datuk Rosnah Binti Haji Abdul Rashid Shirlin Deputy Minister of Health, Malaysia YBhg. Prof. Nathan Vytialingam President of the Malaysian Healthy Ageing Society and Organising Chairman of the 1st World Congress on Healthy Ageing 2012 YBhg. Prof. Dr. Azhar bin Mohd. Zain Advisor, Malaysian Healthy Ageing Society and Chairman International Advisory Panel for […]

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    Course on nursing the elderly

    By FAREZZA HANUM RASHID   THE Malaysian Healthy Ageing Society (MHAS) recently held a screening of the new James Bond movie, Skyfall to raise funds for its “Caring for the Elderly” programme to be carried out next year. KUALA LUMPUR: MHAS booked the entire hall with tickets priced at RM350, RM100 and RM80 and the […]

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