||Conference or Workshop Item
||600 Technology > 640 Home & family management
||LPPKN - National Population and Family Development Board, Malaysia: Family Well-Being Division
||Grandparenting, Family institution
||Presenter is a President of the Gerontological Association of Malaysia (GeM).
||The purpose of the presentation is to give an overview of the differences between the older and younger generations in Malaysia and suggest some steps to bring the old and the young together. The formulation of more policies that consider the needs of the younger generation such as in sports, education, tourism, politics and media. Among the steps that can be taken to bridge the gap between the old and young is to increase public awareness of the issue aging and intergenerational unity through seminars, conferences, writings, films or hold special activities such as concerts, exhibitions, competitions video-games and others.