March 3, 2012

MALAYSIA: Blogger, 65, inspires senior citizens to enjoy life

PENANG, Malaysia / The Star / Metro / March 3, 2012

By YIP YOKE TENG
Photo by LOW LAY PHON

Retired teacher Lily Fu is the embodiment of the young-at-heart. Her energetic vibes are contagious, rippling through the community.
At 64 years old, she is possibly one of the most productive bloggers in the country.
Blogging every other day, her three-year-old blog — SeniorsAloud — boasts more than 600 articles on issues pertaining to senior citizens. Still, she has a long list of topics she intends to cover.
The content is backed by reliable sources attained through voracious reading, as well as her eager visits to workshops including in Singapore, and in-depth chats with experts she met there. That is in addition to being a part-time lecturer at a local university.
Full of energy: Fu blogs and reads voraciously about seniors’ issues. She preaches and exemplifies youthful aging on her website.
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