Author Archives: India ElderConnect

Keeping Children Safe on the Internet

I often reminisce my childhood days when my brother and I, along with our group of friends, would go on bicycle trips around our area. We would later play cricket and football in the open field, and sometimes our local games of Laggori and Gilli Danda and Marbles.…

Revenue from GST must be used wisely

As a retiree, I should be protesting against the Goods and Services Tax (GST). Instead, I have been very supportive of it since its implementation in April 2015. Implementing GST was not only a wise move but it was also a step in the right direction for Malaysia to become a...

Elder Abuse: Role of Civil Society and Government

What and why of Elder Abuse! When senior citizens are abused on account of their defenseless position by younger relatives or others ‘Elder Abuse’ takes place. Senior Citizens have less capacity to fight for their own rights because of diminishing health, poor health conditions, poverty, loss of memory, and lack of...