'It's not the end of your life': Malaysian seniors on retiring and doing it well

Tan and Rajes concur in their advice to those contemplating their retirement: Stay busy and pursue your passions. Illustration: Freepik

Former banker and corporate trainer Rajes Singam admits that she isn’t totally comfortable with the word retirement because it signifies “closure” and “endings”.

“But when a person retires, it’s not the end of their life. He or she is just leaving the formal workplace to do what he/she wants to in life,” says the 64-year-old who will be retiring next year at the age of 65.

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