Being a warrior

Being a warrior

A breast survivor shares tips for other women going through similar experiences.   It was only at the age of 49 that Linda Tam realised that she had not done a mammogram. She was volunteering at the time as a receptionist at non-profit Breast Cancer Foundation...
Having a “very stressful disease”

Having a “very stressful disease”

Tan Hoon Keng never thought she would get shingles and now having had it 10 years ago, she still isn’t fully recovered.   Tan Hoon Keng, 75, never thought she would get shingles, which is a viral infection that causes a painful rash, but she did. It was one...
Switching careers

Switching careers

Seventy-one-year-old Chong Ooi goes from a purchasing officer in the air-conditioning industry to a care coordinator in the eldercare sector and continues to keep his head-up despite challenges.   In 2012, 60-year-old Chong Ooi took on a caregiving role when his...
Get screened

Get screened

Roche launches National Women’s Check-Up Week for the second year.     Biotechnology company Roche has launched National Women’s Check-Up Week (NWCW) in Singapore for the second year to empower women to take action and control of their own health. In...
Get moving and get rewarded!

Get moving and get rewarded!

Seniors get to start exercising and at the end of the session, they are given a complimentary meal.   Get moving and get rewarded. St Luke’s Eldercare (SLEC) has introduced a programme called WE! (Workout Empowerment!), an incentive-based fitness programme to get...
An outdoor singalong concert

An outdoor singalong concert

Voices of Singapore’s community concert, “Concert of the People”, returns this May.   Catch the members of Voices of Singapore’s (VOS) Silver Voices and other VOS’ community choirs in a unique concert-singalong called “Concert of the People” on May 5 at...
Online nomination of beneficiary

Online nomination of beneficiary

Previously Prudential policyholders had to submit a hard copy via post or in person at the customer service centre.   Want to nominate your beneficiary for your Prudential Singapore policy? Now you can online. Prudential is the first insurer here in Singapore to...
Full electric vehicle experience

Full electric vehicle experience

The Nissan Note e-POWER boasts a range of safety features.   Nissan has come up with a Note e-POWER that delivers a full electric vehicle experience. It also boasts a range of safety features including: The new Parking Distance Indicator enhances convenience and...
First clinical cancer drug screening test

First clinical cancer drug screening test

It looks to personalise treatments by improving the efficiency of chemotherapy regimes through testing using patients’ own cancer cells.   Biotechnology and medical innovation company, Invitrocue, has achieved a breakthrough in clinical drug testing with...