Here’s why a seniors’ community network is such a great idea
For close to 40 years, Ben Ong lived in his suburban home in Damansara Utama, Petaling Jaya without interacting much with his neighbours. They share a smile or a quick word from time to time, but never a conversation.
But when his wife suffered a stroke last year, Ong reached out to his neighbours for help. His children were living far away and Ong found himself at a loss.
“I didn’t know what to do… where do I find reliable nursing care for her? What about her physiotherapy? I was really quite panicky,” recalls Ong, 66, a retired accountant. Read more ..........