Most senior pets already have an established routine and tend to be more relaxed and less demanding than younger animals, say experts. Photo: dpa Animals March 20, 2019 Animals, Family, Living By AGENCY If you’re considering adding a furry friend to your household, there are lots of excellent reasons to opt for
Want to learn how to play the Gamelan? Or learn photography, how to cultivate a herbal garden or paint? Well, if you are above 55, these classes (and many more) are at your disposal – for a minimal sum – at the University of the Third Age (U3A) Kuala Lumpur and Selangor. Part of a
The public is always horrified by stories of children abandoning or neglecting their aged parents. But beyond disapproving comments, there is little anyone can do to unfilial children. But by 2020, children who neglect, abandon or abuse their elderly parents could be penalised by the law, once Parliament passes a legistlation to safeguard the rights
It’s about time – that’s the general sentiment of senior citizens on the government’s commitment to enact a specific law for the elderly to protect their rights and safeguard their welfare. “If we can have laws and human rights for women and children, why not for the eldely too?” says retiree Ahmad Kamil Mohd Yusof.
Never let age stop you from pursuing your dreams. This was the advice Lily Fu, 70, gave her course mates in her valedictorian speech when she graduated with a Masters of Science in Applied Gerontology from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in 2018. Fu truly embodies that philosophy. She was the oldest in her class, but