Wife of ailing composer shoulders the burden of caring for her sick husband and son

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  • Saturday, 07 May 2016

Photos of Raymond as a baby playing with his late grandfather Ooi Teik Seang.

AT AN age when her peers are spending their golden years playing with their grandchildren or travelling, Elaine Khaw is shouldering the burden of having to care for the two men in her life.

Her husband, 78-year-old musician Datuk Ooi Eow Jin, has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease while her oldest son, 52-year-old Raymond Ooi Chin Seng, is homebound due to a brain tumour.

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