Impact of COVID on Singapore’s older adults

Impact of COVID on Singapore’s older adults

SMU uncovers behaviour and attitudes of seniors in response to the COVID-19 environment in Singapore. Worldwide, the COVID-19 pandemic has jolted the daily lives of many. Particularly during the circuit breaker period which took effect from April 7, Singaporeans have...
Learning lessons from COVID-19

Learning lessons from COVID-19

The pandemic anxieties have prompted healthier, fitter lifestyles in Asia, according to a Manulife survey.   Amid the anxiety and disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, insurance customers across Asia are starting to adopt healthier lifestyle habits in terms...
Online game to teach good hygiene

Online game to teach good hygiene

Play the game with your grandkids so they can understand the need for precautionary measures. Score some brownie points with your grandkids when you see them. Brand marketing agency, GREY with game developer, Heartifact Studios, has created a gamified tutorial to help...

The new normal

A look at what’s in store after the Circuit Breaker ends. With Singapore’s Circuit Breaker to end on June 1, 2020, the multi-ministry taskforce shared that the economy would then be reopened gradually in three phases. This does not mean we are returning to life before...
More support for communities in Singapore

More support for communities in Singapore

In light of COVID-19, Singapore Red Cross steps up its support and relief for the vulnerable, especially the elderly. The Singapore Red Cross (SRC) announced a series of initiatives aimed to provide support and relief for the vulnerable in Singapore, especially the...

Promoting social and physical activity during COVID-19

US’ Rutgers gerontologist discusses strategies for older adults to stay connected and active. Older adults, especially those who lacked robust social networks before the outbreak of COVID-19, are at high risk for social isolation, said Emily Greenfield, an associate...
Myth busters on COVID-19

Myth busters on COVID-19

Find out what is true and what is false. There is a lot of false information around on the coronavirus. Here are the facts from the World Health Organization (WHO) People of all ages can be infected by the coronavirus. Older people, and people with pre-existing...

Precautionary measures for seniors

MOH releases advisory for seniors, as well as for family members and caregivers of seniors. Ministry of Health released an advisory on precautionary measures for seniors, as well as for family members and caregivers of seniors in light of COVID-19: For seniors Good...