Senior Citizens Bill: Balance between law, pragmatism and traditional values needed

FIGURES by the Women, Family and Community Development Ministry reveal that 2,144 elderly patients were abandoned in public hospitals from 2018 to last year.

While the ministry has noble intentions in proposing to table a Senior Citizens Bill next year to address elder-related issues as the country gears itself to be an ageing nation by 2030, Wanita MCA holds that this Bill cannot be rushed.

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