A fund for seniors to have FUN

The S$1.35-million fund is open to all community care organisations to support them in developing activities for seniors.

Health tracking app that links a patient to family doctor, etc to manage chronic conditions

Three hundred eligible patients will be the first to be onboarded.

Glaucoma researchers secure grant to reduce glaucoma-linked blindness in Singapore

The five-year multi-institution and multi-disciplinary programme has five themes including new technologies to screen undiagnosed glaucoma.

Health initiative for gig economy workers

The initiative aims to bring meaningful health programmes to 20,000 gig economy workers and other self-employed persons by 2024.

Generations Connect Project in Hong Kong

It brings nursing students together with seniors to boost emotional resilience.

Inaugural Singapore Community Walk

Two hundred and fifty participants across four nursing homes, including 82 residents, will walk in celebration of International Day for Older Persons.

Light up

The landmarks light up to commemorate World Alzheimer’s Day and champion the dementia cause in Singapore.

Battling high blood cholesterol

Singapore Heart Foundation’s two-day roadshow promotes preventive measures to reduce cardiovascular disease.

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.

Nationwide virtual steps challenge

Dementia Singapore inspires hope for the dementia community through the challenge.

Importance of exercise

Seniors are recommended to use resistance-invariable strength machines; fixed, low-resistance endurance stations ;and flexibility- and balance-enhancing stations.

D for daylight: Why Vitamin D deficiency is a serious issue

Make sure to get your daily dose of sun, or if that is not sufficient, through food and nutritional supplements.

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.

Many Singaporeans not proactive with eye health screenings, according to study

Thirty percent of those aged 56 and above are not getting their eyes checked.

New sight-saving ophthalmic drug

The drug is the first dual-action drug targeting neovascular age-related macular degeneration and diabetic macular edema.