Prof. Dr. Noran Naqiah Hairi, Prevention of Elder Abuse and Neglect Initiative (PEACE) | Prof. Dr. Shahrul Bahyah Kamaruzzaman, Geritatrician at UM, and Principal Investigator at Malaysian Elders Longitudinal Research (MELoR)
We assume that we’ll be well taken care of as we approach our golden years, since filial piety is a trait most Malaysians ascribe to. But as cultural norms shift, so too does the attitude we have towards the ageing population. The reports are in, and senior citizen abuse is on the rise. We speak to experts in the field of ageing to find out more about this increase and our willingness to address the problem.