Month: November 2023

Experts push for reforms and inclusive policies to bridge gaps

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s roadmap to becoming an aged nation must address key challenges such as employment, social security, inclusion, wellness and healthcare, say experts. Public facilities, amenities and urban design must also be made more senior-friendly, they said, adding that fundamental shifts are necessary to prepare the country for its transition into an aged nation. …

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‘More focus needed on healthcare of elderly’

Lack of dedicated funding in Budget 2024 for health services, dementia treatment of aged adults disappointing, says association chief BY SIVANISVARRY MORHAN newsdesk@thesundaily.com PETALING JAYA: Budget 2024 has brought hope to different sectors of society, but the health needs of the elderly must be given more focus, said Third Age Media Association president Cheah Tuck Weng. …

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