Living It Up

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People are living longer. By 2030, 15% of the population will be over 60 years old. What will happen in this aging economy? If we are to sustain ourselves financially will we ever have the option to retire and lead the lifestyle we want?

This week our correspondents, Lim Yan Yun and Hafidzi Razali, go in search of answers to these questions. They speak to Dr. George Leeson, co-director at the Oxford Institute for Aging, Ruth Welling an aged-care expert in Australia, Shamsuddin Bardan at Malaysian Employers Foundation (MEF), and two retirees: Mrs Lim and Mr Ong.

Hear & Now in Malaysia in collaboration with the Economic Transformation Programme and brought to you by BFM.

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