Tag: social isolation

Pioneers like Mei Yun pose a problem

Mei Yun is from the Pioneer Generation. But she always declines, if you try to coax her, to visit a doctor for her swollen feet. Forget then, any attempt to introduce the complicated healthcare benefits for the Pioneer Generation to her. In the past two...

Theirs is a sad, sad story

By Trinity Chua and Nicole Chang Mei Yun*, 55, and Ya Zhu*, 67, will tell you, without rancour, to leave their flat alone. When the sisters open the door, food crumbs linger on the table, flies dance on top. The one-room flat is stuffed with clothes,...