• 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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  • Kemudahan warga tua perlu diselaras

    KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia perlu bersedia dengan polisi dan kemudahan bersesuaian bagi menghadapi cabaran peningkatan golongan warga tua dalam tempoh 20 tahun akan datang. Isteri Perdana Menteri, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor berkata, dasar itu perlu dirancang dan diwujudkan sebaiknya merangkumi peranan golongan terbabit dalam masyarakat sebelum mereka memasuki fasa berkenaan selain perlu selaras dengan perubahan sosio […]

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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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  • Penuaan sihat

    Berita Harian (Ratu) – Isnin 12 March, 2012 Oleh: Nor Affizar Ibrahim   JUMLAH penduduk dunia pesat menuju penuaan, Pertubuhan Kesihatan Sedunia (WHO) menjangkakan antara tahun 2000 hingga 2050, peratusan penduduk dunia berusia lebih daripada 60 tahun, dua kali ganda daripada kurang 11 peratus hingga 22 peratus. Ini bermakna, jumlah penduduk berusia 60 tahun dan […]

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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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  • Care for the elderly in your family – Mayor

    theborneopost – By Lee Ya Yun   KUCHING: Care for the elderly in our family, an approach Kuching City South Council (MBKS) mayor James Chan strongly believes should be continued to be practised. He also urged extending the care to elderly in other families in the community. He said this at the opening of Empowering […]

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    Live to a healthy 90, but how?

    Is it the number of vitamins you pop, the hours you spend in the gym, the super genes that have been passed down to you or the medical treatment you can afford? Audrey Vijaindren finds out what it takes to live long MORE than 10 years ago, best price cialis Malaysian women were not expected […]

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