What is it About?

Malaysia is on track to have its first significant ageing population by 2030. There is a significant need for strategic planning and resource allocation to ensure that Malaysia’s ageing population receives the care and attention it deserves. This conference is aimed at highlighting the challenges and solutions that arises within the ageing community. The conference is also aimed at providing a platform to empower healthcare professionals and policy makers in developing a sustainable and inclusive environment for the ageing community.

Call for Abstracts

  • Abstracts must be in English, unpublished and original with a word limit of 250 words.
  • Authors must be registered with the conference along with completed payment in order for abstract to be accepted.
  • Abstract should contain the following in MS Word: Title in capital letters, author’s name and affiliation followed by background, objectives, methods, results and conclusion.
  • Please use 12-point ARIAL font, single line spacing with no formatting.
  • Abstracts should be emailed directly to mcha@healthyageing.org
  • Deadline for submission is 31st May 2019.

Who Should Attend?

•Clinical and Health Specialists • Medical Practitioners • Allied Health Professionals • Representatives from Health NGOs • Nurses • Gerontologists • Academics • Doctors and Pharmacists • Health Policy Makers • Advocates & Solicitors • Housing Developers • Banking and Insurance Industry


Conference Topics*

* Subject to change

• Caregiver Issues
• Digital Addiction in Elderly
• Substance Abuse in Elderly
• Keeping Contact in Elderly
• Intergenerational Issues
• Angry, Disturbed and Dementia Patients
• Sandwich Generation
• Art of Dying – Book Review
• Cultural Expectations and Practices in Ageing
• Communication Skills - Satir Model
• Ageing In-Place-Design and Infrastructure for Healthy Ageing
• Environmental Health
• Nutrition in Ageing
• Blue Zones
• Inspector Gadgets for Ageing
• Insurance at Old Age - Long Term Care
• Legal Implication on Financial Abuse
• Model Day Care Centre
• Model Nursing Home
• Retirement Homes
• Ageing in Place
• Loneliness in the Elderly
• Grandparenting
• Vaccination for Elderly Population
• Ageing and Sleep
• Plant Based Diet - Tips for Balance Diet for Vegans
• Water - Hydrogen Water or Alkaline
• Supplements for Healthy Ageing
• Role of Exercise in Ageing
• Keeping Up with Appearance
• Long Term Care Policy for Senior Citizens
• Basic Financial Literacy and Wealth Planning For the Elderly
• Insurance Claims Investigation – Dispelling Myths and Tips for Successful Medical and TPD Claims
• Cancer in the Elderly
• Sensory Impairment- Vision, Hearing, Dental and Taste
• Sarcopenia
• Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms Of Dementia
• Urinary Incontinence in the Elderly
• Mindfulness and Awareness
• How to be Financially Independent in Old Age
• Decision Making In END of LIFE Care Of Older People
• Chronic Pain Mx in Older People
• Marijuana as Medical Drugs
• Assessment of Pain in Older People
• Physical Activity and Ageing
• Respite, Step Down Care after Hospitalisation


* Subject to change

International Faculty Speakers

  • IGP Suka Aryana (Internist – Geriatrician, Indonesia)
  • Ms. Kim Walder (Lecturer, Discipline of Occupational Therapy, Australia)
  • Dr. Ravindran Kaneswaran (Senior Consultant Oncologist, Singapore)
  • Dr. Vaikunthan Rajaratnam (Senior Consultant Hand Surgeon, Singapore)
  • Dr. Anupama Roy Chowdhury (Senior Consultant Geriatrician, Singapore)
  • Mr. Nandadeva Perera (Life Coach and Spiritual Instructor, Sri Lanka)


International Faculty Speakers Profiles


Local Faculty Speakers

  • Professor Nathan Vytialingam (Perdana University)
  • Professor Philip George (International Medical University)
  • Professor Tan Maw Pin (Universiti Malaya)
  • Mr. K. Sila Dass (Advocate & Solicitor)
  • Dr. Bharathi S. Vengadasalam (Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur)
  • Assoc. Prof. Zubaidah Jamil Osman (CUCMS)
  • Dato’ Tan Yoke Hwa (Sunway University)
  • Dr. M. Amuthan (Perdana University)
  • Dr. Wong Teck Wee (iHeal Medical Center Kuala Lumpur)
  • Dr. Lim Poh Hin (KPJ Ampang Puteri)
  • Ms. Norsyaqina Shamsudin (Perdana University)
  • Mr Matthew Teo (Perdana University)
  • Ms. Ranuga Devy (Advocate and Solicitor)
  • Professor Raghu Varadarajan (Perdana University)
  • Assoc. Prof. Chan Yoke Mun (University Putra Malaysia)
  • Dato’ Dr. Rajbans Singh (Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur)
  • Dr. Gurdeep Grewal (Perdana University)
  • Dr. Sivaneswaran Poobalasingam (Amrita Integrative and Lifestyle Medicine Centre)
  • Dr. Yau Weng Keong (Hospital Kuala Lumpur)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr Selina Khoo (University Malaya)
  • Dr. Teoh Gaik Kin (University Malaya)
  • Dr. Sr Ainoriza Binti Mohd Aini (University Malaya)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tan Seng Beng (University Malaya)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chan Wah Keong (University Malaya)
  • Associate Prof. Dr. Sethu Thakachy Subha (University Putra Malaysia)
  • Dr. Dashani Sivaratnam (University Putra Malaysia)
  • Professor Dato' Sivalingam Nalliah (International Medical University)