BFM 89.9

Podcast  >  The Bigger Picture  >  The Daily Digest  >  The Daily Digest: Would you Rent a Family if you were Lonely?

The Daily Digest: Would you Rent a Family if you were Lonely?

Dr Joel Low, Clinical Psychologist

24-Jun-19 14:00

The Daily Digest: Would you Rent a Family if you were Lonely?

A Japanese company hires out actors to fill in for family members in the lives of lonely people. We discuss the phenomenon and the issue of loneliness in modern societies.


Produced by: Sharmilla Ganesan

Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan, Tee Shiao Eek, Kelly Anissa


Download the BFM mobile app. Stay at home and stay up-to-date.

Tags:  Bigger PictureDaily Digestfamily rental servicelonelinessdepressionlonelyfamilycompanionshiphikikomoriConsumer Goods/ServicesHealthcare, Pharma, BiotechHealthParenting, Family, Relationships

Life
Dan Lain-Lain

Share this podcast




Play / Pause

Listen now :

Today’s Shows



6:00 AM

The 6AM Stretch

7:05 AM

Market Watch

7:15 AM

Morning Brief

8:05 AM

The Breakfast Grille

Jayant Menon, Visiting Senior Fellow, IDEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute & Elina Noor, Director, Asia Society

8:30 AM

Morning Brief

9:00 AM

Opening Bell

9:35 AM

BBC World Service

10:05 AM

Open For Business

BeliGas Malaysia

11:05 AM

HerVantage

Joanne Lim

12:00 PM

Enterprise Biz Bytes

1:00 PM

The Breakfast Grille Repeat

Jayant Menon, Visiting Senior Fellow, IDEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute & Elina Noor, Director, Asia Society

2:05 PM

The Daily Digest

3:05 PM

Live & Learn

Granting the Army Emergency Powers

4:05 PM

Health & Living

Healthy Ageing: Why Prioritise Older Persons for the COVID-19 Vaccines?

5:05 PM

The Evening Edition

7:30 PM

Popcorn Culture - Review (Stuff We Missed)

Succession S1 & S2

8:00 PM

Cruise Control

Daniel Fernandez, dsf.my | Ariff Roose | Richard Bradbury

9:00 PM

Breaking Bread

Loh Yi Jun (junandtonic.com) | TBC

10:00 PM

The Pulse