Persatuan Kebajikan USIAMAS Malaysia

Senior Citizens

Email addressinfo@usiamas.org.my
Websitewww.usiamas.org.my
Phone number+603-4022 2201
Fax number+603-4022 1201
Year of establishment2001
AddressNo 36-1 Persiaran 65C, Pekeliling Business Centre Off Jalan Pahang Barat 53000 Kuala Lumpur
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Usiamas is a shorter name of  an organization called Persatauan      Kebajikan Usiamas Malaysia, literally translated: the Malaysian Golden      Age Welfare Association.

As a welfare, non-profit  organization, Usiamas foremost objective is     contribute to members of society, regardless of age. Members, who are     fifty years and above, willing and able, in the spirit of active aging, get     together to map out activities for the community at large regardless of     race, religion and political affiliation.

Activities

  1. The activities are varied and they keep changing from time to time     depending on the resources; manpower and finance. At the moment the     activities are as follow:
    • Training for the elderly: how to live optimally after retirement.
    • Promotion of Noble Values (Pronova)
    • Home Help Services 

Vision
A community of older persons that is caring, proactive, progressive and productive, living with dignity and enjoying quality of life, and contributing meaningfully toward the betterment of society through the promotion and reinforcement of noble values.

Mission
To be the premier organization, empowering older persons to achieve their maximum potential through the effective implementation of research, extension, training, advocacy and community service programs

Objectives

1. Draw the attention of all concerned on issues and problems faced by older    persons.

2. Safeguard the interests of older persons to ensure that they lead a happy and    secure life, possibly within the framework of family environment.

3. Encourage family members to provide adequate care and protection for their    older parents.

4. Provide training and support services to family members and the general public    on the best practices in caring for older persons, apart from engaging in   various activities that encourage older persons to lead a more wholesome life.

5. Encourage capable older persons to engage in voluntary services for the    benefit of the community/family/individuals according to their respective needs.

6. Conduct academic studies on issues pertaining to older persons.

7. Publish books, magazines, and newsletters as efforts to advocate and promote    understanding on matters relating to ageing issues


 
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