Usher in the Festival of Lights

Usher in the Festival of Lights

The Indian Heritage Centre has an array programmes.   Bask in the festive atmosphere at Little India this Deepavali! Known as the ‘Festival of Lights’, Deepavali is a celebration of the triumph of good over evil, light over darkness, and knowledge over ignorance....
Battling high blood cholesterol

Battling high blood cholesterol

Singapore Heart Foundation’s two-day roadshow promotes preventive measures to reduce cardiovascular disease. In commemorating National Heart Week/World Heart Day (NHW/WHD) 2022, Singapore Heart Foundation (SHF) held its annual physical roadshow at Our Tampines Hub on...
Headphones that rest on users’ ears

Headphones that rest on users’ ears

Delivers pure sounds while minimising damage on the cochlea.   If music encompasses one of the biggest parts of your day, look no further than SHARP’s ear-free HP-BC50 bone conduction headphones which is lightweight, sleek and stylish. The headphones are designed...
The Time of Your Life Celebration

The Time of Your Life Celebration

The National Library Board’s annual event will have a theme this year of “Connections: Past, Present and Future”. The Time of Your Life Celebration is an annual month-long event starting on October 1, 2022, organised by the National Library Board (NLB) to celebrate...
Pursuing a childhood dream

Pursuing a childhood dream

Chang Swee Wah put his dream on hold but after retirement, it was time to revisit it.   Chang Swee Wah had a childhood dream of one day becoming a film producer or director. He said, “I wanted to put my thoughts into a film so I can inspire people.” At the age of...
A different collector

A different collector

Richard Wee is fascinated by handbags and pouches, and is sharing his collection in a book.   While some of us collect matchboxes, coins and currency, stamps, comic books, antique furniture and vinyl records, not Richard Wee. He has gone down a much different...
The ultimate in hair and scalp pampering

The ultimate in hair and scalp pampering

Coulisse Heir launches its flagship store and changes the way we look at hair salons.   Luxury hair and scalp care specialist, Coulisse Heir, has launched its flagship store at ION Orchard mall that brings the ultimate in pampering. You will never look at the...
Giving back

Giving back

This year’s RSVP Volunteer of the Year shares his volunteering journey.   Sium Yeap Tong is grateful for having benefitted from over 25 years working in IT in a Singapore bank. As such, he decided, he wanted to give back to society in a meaningful way. In...
“Magic man”

“Magic man”

Yeo Pee Pin is not letting brain injury, heart attack, cardiac surgeries, pneumonia, seizures, intubations and several cardiopulmonary resuscitations get in his way.   When one is faced with one challenge after another, it is easy to give up but not Yeo Pee Pin....
Check your hearing

Check your hearing

Getting an appointment for the National University Hospital’s Mobile Hearing Clinic.   Seen the mobile hearing clinic in your area and want to get an appointment? Ageless Online checked in with the National University Hospital’s Mobile Hearing Clinic...
Bee crazy

Bee crazy

A MOE teacher for 37 years trades classroom teaching to teaching visitors about bees.   While most of us would typically run away when faced with bees, but not 63-year-old John Chong. He heads straight at them, but not in a provoking manner mind you. He is a...
TCM – a viable option for managing dry eye

TCM – a viable option for managing dry eye

Researchers found acupuncture across four weeks led to favourable changes in protein levels in tear fluids.   Acupuncture can alter the levels of proteins secreted in tear fluids and help patients who suffer from mild to moderate dry eye disease, according to a...
Breaking down anxiety

Breaking down anxiety

What is it and when can it be classified as a disorder?   The feeling of anxiety is a common one to have in everyday life. However, experiencing distress, fear and apprehension frequently (even in non-stressful situations), or having these feelings last longer...