Light up

Light up

The landmarks light up to commemorate World Alzheimer’s Day and champion the dementia cause in Singapore.   Five of Singapore’s most iconic landmarks were lighted up in the evening recently as a show of solidarity with the dementia community. To commemorate World...
Summit on Global Roadmap for Healthy Longevity

Summit on Global Roadmap for Healthy Longevity

New consensus study report is a call to action and provides paths for all to thrive in 2050.   The US National Academy of Medicine (NAM) held the Global Roadmap for Healthy Longevity Report – Implementation in Asia Summit in Singapore. The Singapore Summit is the...
Nationwide virtual steps challenge

Nationwide virtual steps challenge

Dementia Singapore inspires hope for the dementia community through the challenge.   Singapore will be asked to go the extra mile for the dementia community as Dementia Singapore embarks on its annual nationwide virtual steps challenge during World Alzheimer’s...
Singapore Night Festival

Singapore Night Festival

Exciting and eclectic line-up of over 55 programmes taking place in the Bras Basah.Bugis precinct.   Whether you’re a history buff looking to discover hidden stories about the Bras Basah.Bugis (BBB) precinct, or a festival connoisseur seeking innovative new...
Importance of exercise

Importance of exercise

Seniors are recommended to use resistance-invariable strength machines; fixed, low-resistance endurance stations ;and flexibility- and balance-enhancing stations.   How much physical activity does a senior need? A revised set of guidelines to encourage people to...
Obstructive sleep apnoea & snoring

Obstructive sleep apnoea & snoring

Most of us are unaware that we might have sleep apnoea. Undetected and untreated, it can lead to poor sleep and more. Some of us may not be aware that we are suffering from obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) and have left it untreated. If left untreated, it can cause...
New sight-saving ophthalmic drug

New sight-saving ophthalmic drug

The drug is the first dual-action drug targeting neovascular age-related macular degeneration and diabetic macular edema.   Vabysmo (faricimab) by Roche has been approved for use by Singapore’s Health Sciences Authority for the treatment of neovascular...
Low-energy consumption fridges

Low-energy consumption fridges

Refrigerators come with Moisture Capsules to keep vegetables fresh, and freezers are equipped with Deep Freezing Modes to prevent nutritional loss by rapidly freezing food.   SHARP is introducing three German iF Design Award-winning fridge models that prevent...
New dialysis centre in Admiralty

New dialysis centre in Admiralty

The centre will serve the underprivileged and trial medical technology and individualised fitness programmes.   To increase its outreach and better serve more needy kidney patients in Singapore, the Kidney Dialysis Foundation (KDF) has opened a new dialysis...
Open-air cinema returns

Open-air cinema returns

Returning for the eight season, the new 11-day film programme includes new release and classic films.   Following on from the sold-out Hendrick’s Sunset Cinema in June, this year’s Films At The Fort presented by Casillero del Diablo programme provides open-air...
Long-term public art initiative launches

Long-term public art initiative launches

The Everyday Museum allows audiences to form new experiences of places, making art accessible to everyone.   Singapore Art Museum (SAM) has launched The Everyday Museum, the museum’s long-term public art initiative offers art projects and programmes across...