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    Skyfall Windfall for Elderly Care Programme

    Money raised from charity screening of the latest James Bond movie Friday, November 02, 2012   FOR A GOOD CAUSE: (from left) Nathan, Dr Lim and Dr George   ABOUT RM40,000 was raised for the Malaysian Healthy Ageing Society’s (MHAS) Caring For The Elderly programme next year via a charity movie screening of the latest […]

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  • Tips on healthy ageing

    By GRACE CHEN Keep busy, sweat it out, and embrace the years. These are some simple tips on healthy ageing. THE golden rules of healthy ageing are very simple: eat right, exercise, be your age and do not smoke. Most of all, focus on being happy and don’t forget your life goals. To embrace the […]

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  • Our fountain of youth

    WOMEN’S WORLD By Dr NOR ASHIKIN MOKHTAR   A healthy ageing system encompasses the entire body system so that a person can age well from the inside out. THERE has been some talk about Malaysia’s ageing population recently, with the 1st World Congress on Healthy Ageing hosted by our country last week. We are entering […]

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  • Holistic ageing

    ART OF HEALING BY DR AMIR FARID ISHAK Old will be gold if we live our lives in a way that encourages mobility and independence when we age. THE four-day 1st World Congress on Healthy Ageing was held in Kuala Lumpur from March 19-22. It was organised by the Malaysian Healthy Ageing Society and co-sponsored […]

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  • Old is gold, says WHO

    Call to cultivate the elderly who have much to give to the society KUALA LUMPUR: The elderly are actually a fantastic resource who should be cultivated so they can keep contributing back to society, said the World Health Organisation (WHO). It is also best not to stereotype the elderly as a burden or view growing […]

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  • Malaysia to be ageing nation by 2035

    FACT: Health in old age determined by clean living when young, says Rosmah KUALA LUMPUR: MALAYSIA is expected  to attain Ageing Nation Status by 2035 with an increase in life expectancy due to better healthcare and improved standards of living. Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor speaking to S. Saumya and her friends, Ahmad Zuldadzli Norizham and […]

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    Staying forever young

    While there is no magic pill to reverse the aging process, our longevity can be further ensured by improving our environment, diet, lfiestyles and attitudes.   By Steve Yap ACCELERATED ageing is treatable. In anti-ageing medicine, the ageing process itself is viewed by interventionists (therapists) as a health disorder. The majority of the present ageing […]

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  • Holistic ageing for the times

    By MENG YEW CHOONG  A four-day congress on healthy ageing in Kuala Lumpur next week will see a broad interdisciplinary discussion on ageing. ORGANISED by the Malaysian Healthy Ageing Society (MHAS) and co-sponsored by the World Health Organisation (WHO), the 1st World Congress on Healthy Ageing 2012 (WCHA 2012) will be held at the Kuala […]

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    Providing for the elderly

    Looking after the elderly is a collective responsibility, a retired judge tells Meera Murugesan The issue of whether to compel children to care for elderly parents has yet to be addressed in Malaysia GROWING old is unavoidable but we can control how we age. The term “healthy ageing” is often used in relation to senior […]

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  • Congress on holistic ageing

    theSun – Friday 24th February, 2012 WEcannot run away from it: the process of ageing is part of the cycle of life. The sensible one would learn to be at peace with this reality and find a way to age gracefully! No doubt ageing is one of the major challenges for the world. The consequences […]

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