A review on the benefits of horticultural theraphy for retirement community in Malaysia / Amirul Amin Ismail ... [et al.]

Amirul Amin, Ismail and Ismail, Samsuddin and Azman, Zainonabidin and Harlina, Mohd Ali (2017) A review on the benefits of horticultural theraphy for retirement community in Malaysia / Amirul Amin Ismail ... [et al.]. Malaysian Journal of Sustainable Environment (MySE), 2 (1). pp. 1-18. ISSN 0128-326X

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Abstract

By the year 2030, Malaysian population will experience the after effects of the rapid growth of ageing society. This paper investigates the impact of seamless integration pd horticultural activity in the new residential typology of retirement community. It is believed that the horticultural is not only beneficial for physical and psychological but also promotes socialisation oppotunities among the elderly. Comparative analysis methods on selected precedent studies has been carried out and analysedin accordance with Malaysian context. Initial findings indicate that a retirement community with horticultural gives theraphy for healthier well-being. This therapeutic can be a positive change in elderly lifestyle and essential towards the establishment of retirement community in Malaysia.

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Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsID Num. / Email
Amirul Amin, Ismailamiru683@perak.uitm.edu.my
Ismail, SamsuddinUNSPECIFIED
Azman, ZainonabidinUNSPECIFIED
Harlina, Mohd AliUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman > Retirement. Retirement industry. Retirees
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perak > Seri Iskandar Campus
Journal or Publication Title: Malaysian Journal of Sustainable Environment (MySE)
Journal: UiTM Journal > Malaysian Journal of Sustainable Environment
ISSN: 0128-326X
Volume: 2
Number: 1
Page Range: pp. 1-18
Official URL: http://www.myse.my/
Item ID: 29466
Uncontrolled Keywords: therapeutic, socialisation opportunity, quality of life
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/29466

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