UM project offers housing for the elderly

Universiti Malaya will set up assisted living homes for the elderly an outcome of research by the university’s Prevent Elder Abuse and Neglect Initiative (PEACE) and Social Security Research Centre.

According to our VC, Datuk Prof Dr Awang Bulgiba, “Our focus is to help the elderly remain mobile. We want to offer them a housing option that will not isolate them from other people even if they live on their own. At our proposed assisted living homes, they can interact with their peers at any time,”

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