StarSilver: Wanderlust wellness – Senior travel trends and mental wellness

Today, budget airlines have made travel more affordable. As seniors are also much healthier, there is now a robust silver tourism market. Photo: 123rf

Better access to quality food, housing and healthcare means we’re living longer.

In Malaysia, life expectancy has increased from 63 years in 1970 to almost 75 years in 2023. These trends are global, which is why the World Health Organisation calculates that one in six people will be 60 years old or over by 2030.

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