Uncover the traditions of Mid-Autumn Festival

Uncover the traditions of Mid-Autumn Festival

Have a better appreciation of the Chinese Singaporean culture with this online lineup of programmes by the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre to highlight the customs and traditions of this Festival. Lantern walks, mooncake tasting, and lantern riddles – these are...
Stressed, but coping

Stressed, but coping

OSIM’s first health and wellness survey found high levels of awareness and pro-activeness in managing stress. Though people were stressed due to COVID-19, most were managing their stress levels, according to the first health and wellness survey done by...
Personalised entertainment

Personalised entertainment

StarHub TV+ unifies all your favourite entertainment content into one simple platform, accessible in multiple ways depending on your preference. StarHub has launched the new StarHub TV+, an all-in-one simplified offering giving customers favourite streaming services,...
More activities for seniors open up

More activities for seniors open up

The Multi-Ministry Taskforce allows small group activities for senior-centric programmes. The Multi-Ministry Taskforce (MTF) will open up more senior-centric activities from September 9, 2020, as community infection rates have remained generally low and stable. As...
Retire with a purpose – volunteer

Retire with a purpose – volunteer

This year’s National Senior Volunteer Month is going virtual and will have a number of virtual talks on health, IT, finance and volunteering. Learn more about becoming an effective volunteer and staying mentally sharp during this year’s National Senior Volunteer Month...
New work culture

New work culture

Cigna findings reveal that the 9 to 5, five-day week unlikely to return. More people across the word are feeling that life will never be the same again, according to Cigna Global Impact Study, which was carried out in June and tracked people’s health and well-being...
Mobile access for seniors

Mobile access for seniors

Assistance to those who need support to obtain smartphone and mobile plans.   The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) has come up with a scheme called the Mobile Access for Seniors which provides financial help to eligible seniors who need support to...
Impact of COVID on Singapore’s older adults

Impact of COVID on Singapore’s older adults

SMU uncovers behaviour and attitudes of seniors in response to the COVID-19 environment in Singapore. Worldwide, the COVID-19 pandemic has jolted the daily lives of many. Particularly during the circuit breaker period which took effect from April 7, Singaporeans have...
SGH helps frail senior patients PREPARE for surgery

SGH helps frail senior patients PREPARE for surgery

This allows these patients to have a faster and better recovery. Preparing for surgery is like getting ready for a marathon. The fitter and better prepared one is, the faster and better recovery will be. And that is what the Perioperative Programme for Elderly...
Fight against breast cancer

Fight against breast cancer

Yakult joins in the fight, doing public education and outreach efforts with their Yakult ladies.   Yakult is taking a stand against breast cancer by raising awareness in the community with its new “Fight Breast Cancer” campaign. The campaign, which will take...
Learning lessons from COVID-19

Learning lessons from COVID-19

The pandemic anxieties have prompted healthier, fitter lifestyles in Asia, according to a Manulife survey.   Amid the anxiety and disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, insurance customers across Asia are starting to adopt healthier lifestyle habits in terms...
Commemorating Singapore’s 55th birthday

Commemorating Singapore’s 55th birthday

The National Library Board has lined up an array of activities for you and the family.   In the month of August 2020, the National Library Board (NLB) has lined up an array of activities for you and the family to commemorate Singapore’s 55th birthday. From...
Lowering blood glucose

Lowering blood glucose

Alchemy Foodtech launches Alchemy Fibre, a slowly-digestible carbohydrate that is high in dietary fibre and prebiotics.   A local food-tech start-up company, Alchemy Foodtech has launched Alchemy Fibre, a slowly-digestible carbohydrate that is high in dietary...