One-stop resource portal in Chinese to encourage seniors to stay active
- POSTED: 24 Jul 2014 00:33
Some of the content that seniors can access on the C3A Chinese portal include news, and information about self-improvement courses and special discounts.
SINGAPORE: To encourage more seniors to stay active, a new one-stop resource portal in Chinese has been launched for them.
Some of the information seniors can access on the C3A Chinese portal include news, and content about self-improvement courses and special discounts. There is also an English version of hte portal already in place.
The portal was launched by the Council for Third Age (C3A) today (July 23). To carry wide-ranging content for the portal, it partnered with close to 120 commercial, voluntary welfare organisations and government agencies, as well as overseas and local community.
"For a portal like this to be useful, it should progressively build up a following. People come to this place for information, then you could put across a variety of things, to help people live happy lives and at the same time live safe lives, for example, anti-crime information is also part and parcel of enabling people to live well," said Heng Chee How, Senior Minister of State, Prime Minister’s Office, and Chairman of the Active Ageing and Employability Sub-committee.