Elderly Malaysians deserve more care and attention, says coalition

More care and attention should be given to empower the elderly in civil society, says the Malaysian Coalition on Ageing (MCOA).

Elderly Malaysians deserve more care and attention, says coalition

Move to stop EPF i-Citra withdrawals lauded

The decision to stop Employees Provident Fund (EPF) contributors from withdrawing their savings via its i-Citra programme has been lauded.

Move to stop EPF i-Citra withdrawals lauded

When it shines no more

There is nothing that glitters for people in their golden years.

When it shines no more

Consider This: Ageing | Beyond The Pandemic

More than 850,000 senior citizens have yet to take their Covid-19 boosters, despite remaining a high-risk group for developing severe Covid. Tonight, we ask Cheah Tuck Wing from the Malaysian Coalition on Ageing what's behind the slow uptake among senior citizens.

Consider This: Ageing | Beyond The Pandemic

No Problem for Seniors to work beyond 60

Seniors will have no trouble adapting to the modern workplace if the retirement age is raised beyond 60.

No Problem for Seniors to work beyond 60

M’sia to be aged nation, more focus for elderly in Budget 2023

Malaysia may become an aged nation by 2030, with people aged 60 years and over making up 15% of the population. Cheah Tuck Wing of Third Age Media Association discusses the challenges faced by this group.

M’sia to be aged nation, more focus for elderly in Budget 2023

MP SPEAKS | Strategies and implementation plans for ageing population needed

The ageing population is not a new issue. It is merely a long-neglected issue.

MP SPEAKS | Strategies and implementation plans for ageing population needed

Toil till the end

Most Malaysians do not have enough in nest egg to retire

Toil till the end

Health and social systems a priority in shifting demographic trend

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), one in six people in the world will be aged 60 and above in the next nine years.

Health and social systems a priority in shifting demographic trend

Tubuh kementerian khusus untuk penuhi keperluan warga emas - MCOA

MCOA mencadangkan penubuhan sebuah kementerian yang ditugaskan khas untuk memenuhi keperluan warga emas dan memudahkan penyediaan perkhidmatan bersepadu kepada golongan itu

Tubuh kementerian khusus untuk penuhi keperluan warga emas - MCOA

Creating a support community for senior citizens’ care

With many senior citizens living alone without family or support, having a community to lean on for assistance will go a long way.

Creating a support community for senior citizens’ care

Using volunteers to help gain senior citizens’ trust

Seniors are more receptive to vaccination when they have good peer support.

Using volunteers to help gain senior citizens’ trust

Never too old to impart leadership lessons

Even at 72, Kanaga Raj will not label himself as a “retiree”. Instead, he continues to contribute to the aviation industry 12 years after his retirement.

Never too old to impart leadership lessons

Tubuh kementerian khusus untuk keperluan warga emas: MCOA

MCOA yang dilancarkan pada Sabtu mencadangkan penubuhan sebuah kementerian yang ditugaskan khas untuk memenuhi keperluan warga emas dan memudahkan penyediaan perkhidmatan bersepadu kepada golongan itu

Tubuh kementerian khusus untuk keperluan warga emas: MCOA

Keep registration fees low

Consumer groups urge the government to maintain public health prices

Keep registration fees low

Kudos to EPF over 6.1% dividend

Despite the economic ramifications of Covid-19, the Employees Provident Fund’s (EPF) stellar performance in 2021 means it would continue to be the main savings investment option for retirement, say economists.

Kudos to EPF over 6.1% dividend

The Role of Third Age Media Association in
Promoting Healthy and Active Aging

The Role of Third Age Media Association in
Promoting Healthy and Active Aging

Elderly face many problems but there is now little help

There is nothing that glitters for people in their golden years

Elderly face many problems but there is now little help

Navigating Transitions To Thrive At 50 And Beyond

Navigating Transitions To Thrive At 50 And Beyond

Financial and Social Security. Are Seniors Protected?

Financial and Social Security. Are Seniors Protected?

‘Malaysia may need time banking policy’

The government may need to institute a time banking policy, such as practised in Switzerland, to encourage the younger generation to care for senior citizens, said Third Age Media Association founding president Cheah Tuck Wing

‘Malaysia may need time banking policy’

M’sia to be aged nation, more focus for elderly in Budget 2023

Malaysia may become an aged nation by 2030, with people aged 60 years and over making up 15% of the population. Cheah Tuck Wing of Third Age Media Association discusses the challenges faced by this group.

M’sia to be aged nation, more focus for elderly in Budget 2023

Reframe Negative Mindset on Ageing: Revisiting the Meaning of Retirement

Reframe Negative Mindset on Ageing: Revisiting the Meaning of Retirement

Banking on Time

Concept of being paid for services in hours rather than cash catching on in some countries, but not much enthusiasm locally

Banking on Time

Putrajaya digesa tubuh kementerian khusus untuk warga emas

Malaysian Coalition on Ageing berkata, warga emas wajar mendapat keselamatan sosial dan manfaat, kemudahan serta infrastruktur awam lebih baik

Putrajaya digesa tubuh kementerian khusus untuk warga emas

Bad Idea

Allowing another EPF withdrawal will put contributors in grave financial danger: Expert

Bad Idea

Many elderly people are neglected and do not have financial security after retirement.

senior citizens are increasingly getting marginalised

Many elderly people are neglected and do not have financial security after retirement.

Tun M’s longevity exposed with seven simple secrets

AT 97 years-old, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has survived three open heart surgeries.

Tun M’s longevity exposed with seven simple secrets

Drastic Steps Essential

Drastic Steps Essential

Establish dedicated ministry to uphold needs of elderly - MCOA

The newly-launched Malaysian Coalition on Ageing (MCOA) is advocating for the establishment of a ministry specially tasked with upholding the needs of the elderly, including facilitating provision of services for senior citizens.

Establish dedicated ministry to uphold needs of elderly - MCOA

The ageing conundrum

AS Malaysia struggles to exit the middle-income trap, the country has to juggle a shrinking population that is also ageing earlier than previously expected.

The ageing conundrum