Biography of the Author Jade Han

Jade Han

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  1. Singapore's Elderly Poor: The Ice-cream Uncle
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    Singapore's Elderly Poor: The Ice-cream Uncle

    For more than 10 years, 85-year-old Ng Teak Boon has made a living selling ice-cream – but his life hasn’t been quite as sweet. READ MORE: The ...
  2. Singapore's elderly poor: Looking after Helen
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    Singapore's elderly poor: Looking after Helen

    Alone for 17 years after her husband died, Helen Fernandez was falling prey to dementia, loneliness and squalor. But all that changed when a ...
  3. Singapore's elderly poor: Nursing the lonely
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    Singapore's elderly poor: Nursing the lonely

    She has watched her husband, siblings and 3 children all die before her. At 89, she's fought depression all alone -- until these folks offered ...
  4. Singapore’s elderly poor: The hawker’s assistant
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    Singapore’s elderly poor: The hawker’s assistant

    "At night, will feel lonely. I will cry." He's been so broke he couldn't afford meals, but Mr Ong Hock Soon's greatest regret is letting his ...
  5. (am) Shopping tips for Indian cooking
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    Shopping tips for Indian cooking

    If you buy curry pre-mixes - stop. Food blogger Vasun gives tips on how to go marketing for spices and ingredients, for more authentic home-cooked ...
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    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 ...
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    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 ...
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    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 ...
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    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 ...
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    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 ...