Taking care of the elderly in Malaysia


A volunteer speaking to a resident of an old folks’ home. Caregiving is not only about taking care of an elder’s physical needs, but also providing emotional support through listening and companionship. – Filepic

With Malaysia’s population ageing quickly, the question of who cares for our senior citizens is becoming increasingly important.

Malaysia's population is ageing at a faster rate than many may have realised. The average life expectancy for women and men in Malaysia is 76 and 73 years, respectively.

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