At 72, she made her first documentary to advocate against ageism


Though she had never made a documentary before, Lily wasn't deterred and instead, took the MCO months where she was home-bound, to do lots of research. Photos: Lily Fu

If there is one thing that gerontologist Lily Fu wants to achieve in her life at the moment, it is to debunk ageist stereotypes and create an awareness of the immense potential and possibilities of older persons.

Yes, she’s also not too keen on terms like “the elderly” and instead replaces it with “older persons” or “older adults”.

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