Tag: Elderly in Singapore

Elderly man straddles 10th floor window to dry clothes, claiming that it’s not dangerous

Singapore—An elderly man was seen on the window ledge of his tenth-floor Bedok Reservoir flat, much to the alarm of his neighbours. However, when asked...

Remains of elderly woman, dog found in condo unit over a year after she...

Singapore—The remains of a woman in her 80s, as well as those of her dog, were found in a condominium unit at The Shore...

Story of elderly cleaner earning S$1,300/month to support ailing wife teaches volunteer valuable life-lessons

Singapore—A volunteer was deeply moved at the story of an elderly cleaner with mobility restrictions and poor vision who earns S$1,300 monthly to support...

Activist urges Singaporeans: Buy a meal for an elderly person

Singapore — Activist Gilbert Goh and his team have been going around helping the less fortunate more frequently since the Covid-19 pandemic. They have...

Social activist Gilbert Goh posts photo of “the most pitiful homeless person”

Singapore — Social activist Gilbert Goh, along with some volunteers, regularly makes rounds to distribute food and other aid to the homeless in the...

Jamus Lim urges public to be more considerate after hearing residents’ concerns

Singapore – Sengkang GRC MP Jamus Lim took to Facebook to urge residents to be good neighbours after hearing the plight of an uncle...

Jamus Lim: Elderly residents needs are simple and can easily be provided by a...

Singapore – Sengkang GRC MP-elect Jamus Lim took to social media to highlight some of the simple needs of the elderly residents, noting the...

Alfian Sa’at concerned about ministry’s “clarification” of elderly dishwasher’s story

Singapore — Playwright Alfian Sa'at has weighed in on a viral post from earlier this week concerning an elderly dishwasher and her struggle to make...

SDP’s Bryan Lim breaks down after hearing of 74-year-old auntie working as a dishwasher...

Singapore – Opposition Singapore Democratic Party's (SDP) Bryan Lim was moved to tears after hearing the plight of 74-year-old Mdm Tan who works as...

“I’ve never worked so hard,” says elderly cleaner about impact of Covid-19

Singapore — While cleaners may not have received the same kind of recognition as healthcare workers during the Covid-19 crisis, they have been every bit...