Top News Domitys debuts in Malaysia with senior living residences By S Puvaneswary / Posted on 1 March, 2023 12:43 Domitys, a leading brand of senior serviced residences founded in France, has expanded to Malaysia with the launch of Domitys Bangsar in the heart of Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur, managed by The Ascott and owned by Plenitude. Domitys’ “invigorating life in the golden age” philosophy aligns with the World Health Organization’s active-ageing model which comprises elements of autonomy, independence, good quality of life, and healthy life expectancy. Domitys Bangsar residences sport senior-friendly features As Ascott’s first senior living residence to open in Malaysia, with plans for further expansion in the country, Domitys Bangsar will support the personal needs and wellness requirements of independent and active seniors, making life easier and more comfortable, in a safe and secure environment. Units welcome long-term rentals. Mondi Mecja, Ascott’s country general manager for Malaysia, shared at a recent media preview of Domitys Bangsar: “Domitys’ residences have been the home of choice for active and independent seniors in Europe. We are excited to introduce this concept of senior living to the Malaysian market, to meet the needs of seniors in this region with well-being being top of mind.” “Following the launch of Domitys Bangsar in Kuala Lumpur, we look forward to expanding in other key locations such as Penang, Sabah, Kuching and Johor.” Domitys Bangsar is targeting independent seniors who want to live in a safe and secure community. Its target group includes expats looking at the Malaysia My Second Home programme as well as young executives looking for suitable retirement homes for their parents. The property’s 100 furnished serviced residences comprise studios and one- to three-bedroom units ranging from 55m2 to 158m2. Rooms are designed with senior-friendly features such as bathroom grab bars and shower chairs. Resort-style facilities enable personal development, enrichment, and positive living – the Clubhouse includes a swimming pool, aqua-gym pool, yoga deck, restaurant, café, library, hair salon and massage services, as well as activity lounge and multimedia rooms. Residents can develop their interests and passions with over 50 activities and programmes such as yoga, tai chi, aqua therapy, reflexology and karaoke, with classes available for swimming and music. Concierge services are also available.