|Conference or Workshop Item
|300 Social sciences > 305 Social groups
|LPPKN - National Population and Family Development Board, Malaysia: Population and Family Research Division
|Ageing population, Elderly, Family institution
|This paper have been presented at the Asian Symposium on Building Sustainable Ageing Societies in Changchun, China.
|Malaysia will be aged by the year 2030. The objective of National Policy for Older Persons, 2011 is to enhance the respect for and self-worth of the elderly in family, society and nation at the same time to develop the potential of the elderly so that they remain active and productive in national development and to create opportunities for them to continue to live independently and to encourage the establishment and the provision of specific facilities to ensure the care and protection of the elderly. The areas of Plan of Action: Promotion and Advocacy, Lifelong Learning, Safety and Protection, Governance and Shared Reasonability, Involvement and Intergenerational Solidarity, Research and Development.