“I don’t think you need to fear ageing. Instead, you need to live and do what you expect to do, and what you’re good at. I believe that as you grow older, you grow wiser. You think of your family first. Your family’s needs will always come before your own. I have two daughters in …
“If I could turn back time, I would complete my graduate studies. I only have two O-Level certificates now. I come from a poor family background, and I decided to start working when I was 17 years-old to support my family. My family is one of the biggest sources of my motivation. My greatest achievement …
“Ageing is about accumulating experiences. We learn as we grow older in our careers and the various things we do.
I don’t want to fall sick and become totally dependent on a caregiver. I watched my own grandmother become totally bedridden when she had a stroke.
“I don’t want to live in pain. I want myself to be active, to be able to walk around and do things that I like to do.
For example, I like to travel, go shopping, and meet with friends. I wouldn’t want to be in a situation where I need assistance to do all these things. I want to be able to be both financially and physically independent.
“I think ageing is inevitable. The moment we are born, we are inching towards death. For me, I see ageing as a very beautiful thing. It can be very soothing, beautiful, and very enriching as well, if you live your life right.