Tag: Elderly in Singapore

“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...

Circuit breaker: video of woman insisting on eating outside sparks mixed reactions online

Singapore – An auntie was spotted eating her meal at a hawker centre and refused to leave despite being patiently advised by social distancing...

Alleged shoplifter at Toa Payoh Guardian pharmacy retaliates by kicking during arrest

Singapore – There is no question that times are tough, as people struggle amid the Covid-19 pandemic. A 48-year-old man, for example, was arrested...

Elderly man tears away plastic covering tables and seats in hawker centre

Singapore -- An elderly man was seen on Monday (April 13) ripping the plastic off tables  and seats in a hawker centre because he...

Heng Swee Keat stays mindful of lessons from LKY, GCT to care for Singapore’s...

Singapore—At an event for seniors on Sunday, October 13, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat told those who had gathered together of the lessons...

Appeal made for help with finding 84-year-old woman with dementia, last seen at Hougang

Singapore— A netizen has posted an appeal on social media to help find an 84-year-old woman, who has been missing since October 13, Sunday....

Inspiring NTU student starts project to raise awareness about and funds for elderly cardboard...

Singapore—21-year-old Adrian Foo obviously believes that little drops of water make a mighty ocean. This student from Nanyang Technological University collects the five-cent coins...

Only about half of CPF members are able to hit $1379 sum needed for...

Singapore — Researchers from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKYPP) have released the results of a new study that finds S$1,379 a month...

S$1,379 per month is the amount the elderly in Singapore need for basic necessities—new...

Singapore—For people 65 and older living alone, S$1,379 a month is the amount necessary to meet their basic needs. Researchers from the Lee Kuan...

Netizen spearheads cardboard donation drive to help the elderly earn a living

Singapore—Many elderly folk in Singapore are still struggling to make a living despite it being one of the richest countries in this region. And...
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