SENIORS

SENIORS

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  1. Elderly couple holding hands

    Commentary: When memory fails in old age - the fight for independence, well-being shouldn’t be a lonely one

    Comprehensive dementia care requires an integration of community and home-based support, say Duke NUS Medical School’s Centre for Ageing Research ...
  2. Stella and mother

    Missing items, temper tantrums and life shifts: One woman’s journey in caring for her mother-in-law with dementia

    With one in 10 seniors above 60 in Singapore suffering from dementia, CNA took a look at how one caregiver handled the situation when her ...
  3. older workers

    Commentary: Seniors do well at their jobs yet ageist myths and negative stereotypes persist

    To move beyond retirement and re-employment will require bold changes from companies and supervisors, says SUSS’ Helen Ko.
  4. A senior on her way to work.

    Commentary: Singapore’s bold bet on seniors and valuable years of life experience

    The signal is clear. Raising the retirement and re-employment age is long overdue and the task that lies ahead is for workers and companies to ...
  5. Prince Philip accident collage

    Commentary: Too old to drive? Older, unsafe drivers a growing problem

    The first thing to note is it is about the skills, not the age of the driver, says Florida State University Professor or Geriatrics Alice Pomidor.
  6. senior citizens doing taichi

    Commentary: A bold vision of happy housing options for Singapore’s seniors

    Singapore has a vision of becoming a world-class city and an endearing home. These high standards that we demand from our quality of life must be ...
  7. PM Lee CNBC 4 (file photo)

    PM Lee shares hopes for Singaporeans young and old in Chinese New Year message

    Efforts enabling Singaporeans to lead active and meaningful lives in their silver years while striving to give the country’s young “the best ...
  8. elderly man wheelchair senior

    Commentary: Laugh at enrolling in ElderShield at 30? It should be sobering news

    Ageing and disability are challenges we all have to confront, so there’s good reason we should be invested in the ElderShield review, says Channel ...
  9. Chinatown welcomes Year of the Dog 5

    Commentary: Chinese New Year brings stress, loneliness and sorrow to some seniors

    Festive seasons are usually a time of cheer but let’s keep a look out for elderly relatives and neighbours who might be experiencing negative ...