Tag: elderly

82-year-old partially blind carboard collector takes 8 pain pills a day after bad fall

After an 82-year-old partially blind cardboard collector had a fall she would often take up to eight pain pills a day to deal with...

70 year old woman rescued after neighbour calls for help

A 70-year-old woman was rescued after neighbours called on the authorities when they realized she failed to answer her door or pick up the...

SDP on Govt efforts to help elderly poor: “The PAP is wrong and has...

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) recently published a video wherein SDP leader Chee Soon Juan called out the ruling People's Action Party (PAP) for...

SDP proposes retirement income to help elderly cope and ease burden on their working...

As part of their 4Y1N campaign, the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has proposed a retirement income to help the elderly cope and to ease the...

It’s back: 2016 post on elderly security guard who worked two 12-hour shifts

Singapore -- A 2016 online account of an elderly security guard who worked two 12-hour shifts consecutively is again making its rounds on the...

Budget 2020: Some welcome them but others sceptical of schemes for older people

During his Budget speech on Tuesday (Feb 18), Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced several schemes for the benefit of...

Opposition politician points out gaps in society and questions if PM Lee will deliver...

Kok Ming Cheang, a Shadow Cabinet Member in People’s Voice Party (PVP), pointed out the social gaps of people who fall through the cracks,...

Cleaner tells doctor: “Young Singaporeans are very fortunate, they have no idea how good...

Singapore -- A doctor has shared in a social media post a chat he had with a 50-year-old cleaner who had seen him at...

High praise for PAP MP Lily Neo who helped relocate elderly cardboard collectors

Two elderly cardboard collectors who had their collection point at Chinatown shutdown have now been relocated to a much nearer one by People’s Action...

Elderly cardboard collectors struggle to walk up to 30 minutes after their Chinatown collection...

Two elderly ladies who collect and sell cardboard for a living spoke about how much harder their jobs became when a collection point at...
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