BFM 89.9

Podcast  >  Bigger Picture  >  The Daily Digest  >  Addressing Age and Ageing

Addressing Age and Ageing

Professor Nathan Vytialingam, Consultant Occupational Therapist, Dean of the Perdana University School of Occupational Therapy (PUScOT)

01-Oct-20 14:00

Addressing Age and Ageing

It's International Day of Older Persons today, and this year marks the 30th anniversary of the observance. As the world reckons with the disproportionate and severe impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has wrought on older persons, the theme for this year, perhaps unsurprisingly, is “Pandemics: Do They Change How We Address Age and Ageing?” We'll look at the adverse effects of paying too little attention to ensuring healthy ageing.

Image Source: Shutterstock 

Produced by: Juliet Jacobs

Presented by: Juliet Jacobs, Lim Sue Ann, Dashran Yohan


This and more than 60,000 other podcasts in your hand. Download the all new BFM mobile app.

Categories:  Health PolicyDiseases and ConditionsMental HealthHealthy LivingFitnessScienceMedical Innovation and TechnologySocial Issues

Tags:  The Bigger PictureThe Daily DigestInternational Day Of Older PersonsUnited NationsDecade of Healthy AgeingCovid-19


Share this podcast




Play / Pause

Listen now : Health & Living: Because Feelings Matter #13: Kak Ngah’s Journey As A...

Today’s Shows



6:00 AM

The 6AM Stretch

7:00 AM

World Market Watch

7:15 AM

Morning Brief

8:00 AM

The Breakfast Grille

Dato' Rafique Merican, CEO of Maybank Islamic

8:30 AM

Morning Brief

9:00 AM

Opening Bell

9:35 AM

BBC World Service

10:05 AM

Open For Business

Joshua Lim & Joel Lim, Co-founder, Beebag

11:05 AM

Resource Centre

Derek Toh, Founder & CEO, Hiredly

12:00 PM

Enterprise Biz Bytes

Calvin Cheng, Senior Analyst at the Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia

1:00 PM

The Breakfast Grille Repeat

Dato' Rafique Merican, CEO of Maybank Islamic

2:05 PM

Live & Learn

Do We Know About Our Right to Know?

3:05 PM

Today I Learned

The War on Drugs Has Been a Failure

4:05 PM

Health & Living

Because Feelings Matter #13: Kak Ngah’s Journey As A Survivor of Suicide Loss

5:00 PM

The Evening Edition

5:35 PM

Today On Twitter

6:05 PM

Inside Story

7:05 PM

Langkawi For Every Budget; Nadge Ariffin, Tourism Consultant and Heritage and Gastronomy Historian

7:35 PM

Popcorn Culture - Stuff We Missed

Belfast

8:05 PM

By The Book

Book Club Sept 2022: Detransition, Baby; Parveen Kaur Harnam, lawyer

9:00 PM

Bar None