Perspectives of seniors

Perspectives of seniors

Students from different faculties of NUS produced a book to highlight seniors’ experiences with Singapore’s healthcare system.   A book titled ‘Looking Through the Silver Mirror’ showcasing 20 stories of seniors written by 20 students from various faculties...
A kueh lapis of activities

A kueh lapis of activities

A senior activity book for families and caregivers to share with seniors.   KYDZ International, the company behind a number of products for those with dementia, has come up with a senior activity book called “My Kueh Lapis” for families and caregivers to share...
Live well this New Year

Live well this New Year

Lonely Planet’s new book provides mindfulness, yoga and nutrition tips for busy people.   Get your wellness dose with this new book by Lonely Planet called “101 Ways to Live Well”. It provides tangible solutions to the stresses and strains of everyday life, with...
Philatelic ramblings

Philatelic ramblings

A retired professor published a book this year about currency notes and coins used in Singapore. Retired professor Dr Tan Wee Kiat, 75, and retired teacher, Pearly Lim, 72, have come together to publish a book on currency notes and coins used in Singapore. Called...
Soul-searching

Soul-searching

A senior recounts her past through her book, and comes out of it with a little more understanding. BY: Eleanor Yap The eldest daughter in the family of six, Lee Ali had a tough childhood. Her parents were poor and illiterate, and they found work and housing where they...
A gift of love

A gift of love

A senior shares his life through a coffee table book and booklet for his children and grandchildren.   BY: Eleanor Yap   Tan Peng Ann’s parents and grandparents did not leave him something to remember them by. And, he didn’t want that also to happen to his...
Losing Grandma

Losing Grandma

An author of a children’s book delves into the serious topic of Alzheimer’s disease. BY: Eleanor Yap   “Where’s Grandma?” is a simple and easy-to-read book that brings to light the relationship of a young boy named Luke and his best friend – his Grandma. They...