Sunday, January 20, 2019


Looks like a very interesting place to go. They have "renewed" the tin dredge. 

Marketplace Waffle Bar & Cafe

Checked in for a cold strawberry drink after a walk in old town.  This was formerly a hardware shop known as Kinta Engineering. Now a rather cool bar and cafe with a metal deck to host more people. 


Visited festival at 3.00 pm today after the opening ceremony of 22 Hale Street by the Sultan of Perak. The heritage gallery is not opened to the public yet.  Need to wait for another 2+ weeks to appreciate the exhibits.
Canopy for the official function.
Cartoonist with his sketches
Hale Street puzzle
Hand made soaps

Registered for Local Tour Experiences.
How Perakian are you?  Me - very much so.
KOPIRO is the Perak State Tour Mascot

Popcorn stall and many other food stalls.
River rafting adventures at Gopeng
Cookies for Chinese New Year
Popcorns for PoP
Urban Sketchers stall.
Fine porcelain ware and crafts

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Leong Sin Nam Ceremony 2019 (79th Anniversary)

This year we have special guests.  Mr Li Xin Xiang from China who authored the book Loh Fang Bo. He was accompanied by Mr Loh Kee Kang.  Dato Hew Choy Kun delivered his Presidential Speech while Dr Leong Oon Keong updated the dinners on Social Enterprises for 15 Clarke Street.

Leong Oon Keong Chest Clinic Sdn Bhd. made a donation of RM 3,000 to SJK (C) Min Tet for its basketball project.  We also presented 20 Pulmonary Rehabilitation Workbooks to the Perak Kaying Association to be given to anyone with a lung condition who needs pulmonary rehabilitation.

Sunday, January 6, 2019

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Dinner at Happy Eight

Pretty good food and reasonably priced.  An interesting place to discover wooden artwork too.

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Steps to Better Health Outcomes for the Elderly

Social isolation. loneliness and social exclusion are risk factors for senior citizens, Depression among older people is currently under diagnosed. Data-rich information will assist doctors to invest in the right type of intervention & preventative measures.  This will lead to better health outcomes as well as provide a higher quality of life for the elderly.

The elderly have a vast choice of health care providers. Today, choices are made based on location, reputation, cost and services provided. As consumers are empowered on their health and choices available, they want to be engaged in the management of their health. 

Telemedicine is a growing platform. With telemedicine, advanced mobile imaging and digital remote monitoring tools, physicians can provide suitable engagement required by elderly. However, these digital tools need to fit seamlessly for it to produce the right results. 

With growing consumerisation of healthcare, physicians will need to start providing non-traditional healthcare services such as nutritional support, exercise classes, life coaching, home improvement for healthy living.

In order to design and provide relevant products and services, health care providers  will need to reach out to other partners within and outside the ecosystem

Adapted from Berita MMA article.