MY WISH LIST ON THIS DAY OF OLDER PERSONS IN 2008
Today, world-wide, there are around 600 million persons aged 60 years and over; this total will double by 2025 and will reach virtually two billion by 2050 – the vast majority of them in the developing world.
Here’s my wish list for older persons:
1. Elderly-friendly traffic lights where the green light for pedestrians stays on a little longer to enable older (and slower) persons to cross busy roads safely.
2. More benches at shopping malls where the elderly can rest their tired feet. KLCC is the least shopper-friendly in this aspect.
4. Priority counters / queues for senior citizens at banks, cashiers, taxi stands, ticket counters.
And the list goes on……….
There have been a few things I’ve been thinking of doing, so I decided to finally move forward. My…