Biography of the Author Jade Han

Jade Han

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  1. 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 ...
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    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 ...
  3. 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 ...
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    Ploughing on: The faces and insecurities of Singapore’s elderly working poor

    The poverty rate has been rising among the working elderly, one study shows. Why do seniors here feel the need to work for long hours and low pay, ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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 ...
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    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.
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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 ...