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How Much Does It Cost to Retire in Malaysia?

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Ever wondered how much does it cost to retire in Malaysia? Find out and compare various scenarios below. Although the numbers and statistics are everywhere on the internet, we have compiled and organised the information accordingly (by type of retirement) in one place. The pricing information below is based on the published prices from various sources available on blogs, forums and the internet. Semi-independent living Say, you are ageing healthily and have no major complications but may need some assistance such as house chores, which involves hiring a maid. You have paid your mortgage and car loan and have no outstanding loans and debts and want to live a simple lifestyle. Here’s how much you’ll spend on average in a year in today’s value: English-speaking maid: RM1,400 X 12 months = RM16,800 Medical check-up at a private hospital: RM1,500 Medication & supplements: RM150 x 12 months = RM1,800 Annual premium for medical insurance: RM3,500 Groceries: RM700 x 12 mon

Best 6 Retirement Homes in Malaysia for the Year 2020

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Yet again, Malaysia has been selected as one of the top 10 retirement destinations in the world, based on the Annual Global Retirement Index for the year 2020 . Malaysian cities are clean and modern, its public transport unrivalled, and its people the friendliest in Asia. According to International Living , the cost of living is four times cheaper than it is in the U.S., and as an added bonus, Malaysia’s street food is hands down the best in Southeast Asia. And while other Asian countries offer great budget holidays, and some offer first-class vacations, Malaysia manages to cater extraordinarily well to both. For those who wish to retire or spend extended periods here, the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) programme; launched in 2002 by the Malaysian government offers a renewable, ten-year, multiple entry visa for qualified applicants. For the retirees, the next obvious question is where exactly should you stay? You'll need to understand the various ‘levels of care’ that you mig

How to Find the Best Home Nursing Service Provider in Malaysia? Updated for 2019 / 2020

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Looking for recommended private home nursing providers or private nurses in Malaysia? Instead of sending your parents to stay in the old folks home or private hospitals, home nursing service providers provide qualified nurses who will assist you to take care your parents in their own home. From their preferred pillows to their preferred bed, home care provides the service they need at the comfort of their home. We believe that home care is the care of the future. Home care provides care within the comfort of your own home. The advent of modern technologies such as the internet and internet of things and affordable airlines and ride-hailing firms such as Uber and Grab, have made consumer-centric care more achievable as opposed to facility-centric care such as in hospitals and nursing homes. Home care is not just about care-givers and private nurses. The care of your loved ones will need to be personalised as there are different levels of care and the medical equipment needs are