Biography of the Author Jade Han

Jade Han

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  1. Commentary: For elderly Uncle Ng, the struggle to navigate a modern world

    An accident, more bills, a warning letter – in the weeks since I first met the 85-year-old ice-cream man, I learnt how daunting society could be ...
  2. Recreating grandma’s recipes, which Alzheimer’s stole

    She was too intimidated by Indian cooking to try it - until it was almost too late, and desperation drove Vasunthara to learn to recreate her ...
  3. Why it's good to be old in Wakabadai estate, where nearly half the residents are elderly

    Seniors enjoy day care services, a nursing office, even grocery-shopping and spare-key services, to help them age at home with peace of mind in ...
  4. Casino-themed day care centre wins elderly hearts, but dices with controversy

    In a country that disapproves of gambling, Day Service Las Vegas is banking on mahjong and slot machines to keep its elderly clients happy and ...
  5. Tokyo nursing home’s single rooms, no-diapers approach: The future for Singapore?

    State-funded Morinokaze Nursing Home believes in helping its residents to be self-reliant - and reflects the possibilities of what elderly care in ...
  6. Long-distance wok affair: 15,000km can’t keep him from Ah Ma’s home-cooking

    She cooked for her grandson all through his growing-up years. Now in New York, he’s learning to recreate her recipes over the phone.
  7. With 7am bargains and indoor track, a Tokyo mall woos elderly shoppers

    With the use of its seniors activity rooms, exercise classes and rehabilitation services, Aeon Kansai's elderly patrons spend three times longer ...
  8. Madam Koh’s bak chang: The recipe

    It's part-Teochew, part-Hokkien, but mostly this grandmother's own recipe that she has developed over the years.
  9. Preserving the homemade bak chang, with a little bit of reinvention

    The laborious steps mean fewer home-cooks are making Chinese rice dumplings come the annual season. But those who do, are improvising on the ...
  10. Lonely and 'waiting to die', Singapore's elderly poor find hope in many helping hands

    Poor health and mental illness isolate them from society. But a widening community network is striving to ease their loneliness and make sure ...