A series of webinars were conducted by the geriatric medicine experts at USM from the School of Medical Sciences in collaboration with URICAS. The main objective was to guide and provide solutions to the elderly on how to cope with the psychological stress and manage their existing medical conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic. At later stages, the scope of the webinar series was expanded to address other issues facing the elderly in everyday life. Experts from various disciplines focusing on elderly issues were also invited to conduct the webinars. The first webinar entitled, “Tip-tip positif untuk Warga Emas di musim PKP”was presented by Prof. Madya Dr. Asrenee Ab Razak on 23rd April 2020. The second webinar entitled, “Pengurusan Diabetes semasa pandemic di Bulan Ramadhan” was presented by Prof. Dr. Azidah Abd Kadir on 30th April 2020. The third webinar entitled, “Pengurusan ubat-ubatan Warga Emas di Bulan Puasa” was presented by Dr. Siti Nurbaya Mohd Nawi on 7th May 2020. The fourth webinar entitled, “Minda ketara sedar Warga Emas: berkasih sayang dengan diri di waktu sukar”was presented by Prof. Madya Dr. Asrenee Ab Razak on 14th May 2020. The fifth webinar entitled, “Penuaan aktif untuk hari tua yang lebih ceria” was presented by Prof. Madya Dr. Saidatulakmal Mohd on 28th May 2020. The sixth webinar entitled, “Pencegahan daripada jatuh dalam kalangan warga emas” was presented by Dr. Siti Nurbaya Mohd Nawi on 4th June 2020. The seventh webinar entitled, “Warga Emas dan Kesunyian” was presented by Prof. Madya Dr. Asrenee Ab Razak on 18th June 2020. The eight webinar entitled, “Amalan Pengubatan Selamat Buat Warga Emas” was presented by Prof. Madya Dr. Balamurugan Tangiisuran on 16th July 2020.
The ninth webinar entitled, “Penuaan Aktif dan Media Sosial” was presented by Dr. Nik Norma Bte Nik Hasan on 23rd July 2020. The participants were invited to join the webinars via Webex video conferencing; whilst the live broadcasts were streamed on Facebook.
To watch the recorded webinars, please click on the links below:
- Tip-tip Positif Untuk Warga Emas di Musim PKP
- Pengurusan Diabetes Semasa Pandemik di Bulan Ramadhan
- Pengurusan Ubat-Ubatan Warga Emas di Bulan Puasa
- Minda Ketara Sedar Warga Emas: Berkasih Sayang dengan Diri di Waktu Sukar
- Penuaan Aktif Untuk Hari Tua Yang Lebih Ceria
- Pencegahan Daripada Jatuh Dalam Kalangan Warga Emas
- Warga Emas dan Kesunyian
- Amalan Pengubatan Selamat Buat Warga Emas
- Penuaan Aktif dan Media Sosial