Starchless, zero-cholesterol noodles

Starchless, zero-cholesterol noodles

These noodles are ideal for seniors and diabetics.   Food science and technology start-up KosmodeHealth has launched its W0W noodles, which are starchless and do not elevate blood sugar levels (glycemic response) after consumption. They are ideal for seniors and...
An appreciation for dance

An appreciation for dance

The sixth edition of Got to Move goes digital with a number of senior-friendly activities.   Singapore’s nationwide dance movement, Got to Move (GTM), kicked off its sixth edition from January to March 2021. Presented digitally for the first time, the annual...
First female CPR manikin vest

First female CPR manikin vest

The Singapore Heart Foundation has created the first female CPR manikin vest to help save women’s lives.   Leading up to National Life Saving Day (NLSD) 2021, Singapore Heart Foundation (SHF) has launched the female CPR manikin vest to increase awareness for...
Simple exercises to do at home

Simple exercises to do at home

It’s been raining a lot lately. The wet weather and slippery ground can make it more challenging for seniors to exercise and take their strolls outdoors. Yet it is important for them to stay active and get moving. Below are some simple that you can do at home:...
More vaccination centres planned

More vaccination centres planned

Seniors will be progressively receiving letters to book an appointment for their vaccination.   To support Singapore’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts, the Government is setting up four COVID-19 vaccination centre, starting with two – located at Changi Airport...
Rebuilding health from inside out, top to toe

Rebuilding health from inside out, top to toe

New chiropractic and holistic healthcare practice opens up to address migraines to lower back pain.   From migraines, stiff neck and cramped shoulders, to lower back pain, some may not even be aware that they might have misalignments of their spine, posture, as...
Rapid COVID-19 tests for Phase 3

Rapid COVID-19 tests for Phase 3

DTAP Clinic at Novena offers these tests for public events and travel requirements. DTAP Clinic has launched the Rapid COVID-19 Antigen and Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests at its Novena Clinic, equipped with a “BioSafety Cabinet”. In preparation for Singapore’s...
Increasing capacity in the libraries

Increasing capacity in the libraries

Come January 4, more restrictions will be eased in the public libraries and archives.   Restrictions will be further eased in the public libraries and archives as Singapore enters Phase 3 of its reopening. With effect from January 4, 2021, the National Library...
Festive cocktails

Festive cocktails

Six new cocktails are bursting with Christmas spirit and festive joy.   Junior The Pocket Bar has a new range of special festive cocktails available throughout December for takeaway and delivery. Available in 250ml bottles, the six new cocktails are bursting with...
The ‘Promises’ jewellery collection

The ‘Promises’ jewellery collection

This 50-piece collection is a collaboration between Daughters Diamonds and Eye Care Without Borders initiative.   A 50-piece “Promises” jewellery collection, which is a representation of hope, love and community, is a collaboration between Sarah Tseng, founder...
Sleep well

Sleep well

Europe’s Emma Original Mattress comes to Singapore.   Bed-in-a-box European mattress company, Emma has entered the Singapore market with Europe’s most awarded mattress – the Emma Original Mattress. Designed by a team of neuroscientists and sleep experts in...
Two artists conferred Cultural Medallions

Two artists conferred Cultural Medallions

A pioneer of batik painting, Sarkasi Said, is one of the award winners.   The National Arts Council (NAC) has conferred Cultural Medallions to two established artists with distinctive art practices – Sarkasi Said and Dr Vincent Leow. The Cultural Medallion is...
The ‘silent thief of sight’

The ‘silent thief of sight’

Find out which eye condition is labelled this.   Did you know that of all cases of blindness in Singapore, a large proportion – around 40 percent – is the result of glaucoma. In fact, the Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC) sees up to 40,000 glaucoma patients...
Maps of early Singapore on latest stamps

Maps of early Singapore on latest stamps

Four of these from the National Library’s rare materials collection are being featured on four stamps.   Four maps of early Singapore from the National Library’s rare materials collection will be featured on four stamps that SingPost has launched. They each come...