Towards Aging-Prepared Community Workshop Series

This workshop series on “Towards aged-prepared community” us organised between Mental Health Association Sarawak and Sarawak General Hospital Psychiatry Department, and supported by the Sarawak Social Welfare Council.

  • The series runs from April 6th, through until June 2024.
  • The aim of the series is to empower individuals of all ages to build a thriving future for themselves and their aging loved ones.
Press Release

Announcing “Towards Aging-Prepared Community” Workshop Series

The Mental Health Association of Sarawak, in collaboration with the Psychiatry Department of Sarawak General Hospital and with the support of the Sarawak Social Welfare Council, is excited to launch a series of 12 workshops called “Towards Aging-Prepared Community.” The goal of these workshops is to create a community that supports the elderly and to prepare for the challenges and opportunities of aging. The workshop will run from April to June 2024, at the Kuching Community Social Support Center, Jalan Abell.

Empowering All Ages for a Brighter Future

The  “Towards Aging-Prepared Community” workshops aims to empower people of all ages to build a thriving future for themselves and their aging loved ones. Whether you are planning for your own future or looking to support loved ones as they age, this series will cover essential topics and practical sessions aimed at enhancing the quality of life for the elderly,  including:

  • Psychological Preparation for Retirement
  • Diet Modifications for Senior Citizens
  • Memory Complaints: Is it Dementia?
  • Home Safety: Is Your Home Safe for Aging?

The next workshop is on 20 April, 2 – 4pm, and will be led by clinical psychologist, Ms. Ivana Berenai on Psychological Preparation for Retirement.

Interactive and Practical Learning Experiences

Recognizing the importance of hands-on learning, the workshops will feature interactive sessions led by experts in aging, healthcare, and community support. Participants will have the opportunity to engage directly with professionals, ask questions, and participate in practical exercises designed to apply the knowledge gained in real-world settings.

Limited Slots Available

With only 30 slots open for each session in this exclusive series, interested participants are encouraged to register as soon as possible to secure their place. For more information about the workshop series, please visit our website at You may also contact Sylvester Nelson at or 016 – 8082015. Join us in shaping a future where everyone can thrive, regardless of age.


13th April 2024

Mental Health Association of Sarawak (MHAS)

Contact Person :

Laura Kho

Education & Public Relations Chair

Tel : 012-8876889


About Mental Health Association of Sarawak

Established in 1968, the Mental Health Association of Sarawak (MHAS) is here to help everyone dealing with mental health issues, including their families. We’re a non-governmental organisation (NGO) that works alongside others in our community and the public and private sectors to make sure people know where to find help and feel supported. Our goal is simple: to make sure no one has to face mental health challenges alone and to make talking about and dealing with these issues a normal part of life for everyone.

Caption: Dr Azizah Saie, psychiatrist, leading discussion on caring for elderly at Kuching CSSC
Download press release here


To register, please complete the registration form:

There are 30 places available, so sign up now to avoid missing out!


For more information read our publicity pack here:
or contact Sylvester from MHAS on Whatsapp 016-8082015

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