Retaining older employees in the workforce

Retaining older employees in the workforce

A study find Hong Kong employees see an increased need to do so.   A study finds that Hong Kong employers are seeing an increased business need to retain older employees in the workforce. The study called 2022 Older Age Workforce Study by Aon, a professional...
Osteoporosis and Fall Prevention Festival returns

Osteoporosis and Fall Prevention Festival returns

This year’s event will be held in-person for the first time and provide awareness and education.   SATA CommHealth, in collaboration with Kampong Chai Chee AAC/SCEC, is holding the second edition of the Osteoporosis and Fall Prevention Festival 2022 on November...
Probiotics

Probiotics

The Probi range increases iron absorption and supports bone health.   DKSH Business Unit Healthcare has acquired the rights to Probi AB to bring its range of probiotics to Singapore. Hence, it has launched Probi Iron+ and Probi Bone Health. • Probi Iron+: An...
Discount to offset GST increase

Discount to offset GST increase

NTUC FairPrice to offer discount on 500 essential items for the first six months of 2023.   Ahead of the implementation of Goods & Services Tax (GST) increase in Singapore, NTUC FairPrice (FairPrice) will be offering discount on 500 essential items for the...
A fund for seniors to have FUN

A fund for seniors to have FUN

The S$1.35-million fund is open to all community care organisations to support them in developing activities for seniors.   The Agency for Integrated Care (AIC) has set up a new S$1.35 million fund to encourage seniors to be socially active and have fun as they...
More savings at NTUC FairPrice

More savings at NTUC FairPrice

FairPrice launches “Greater Value Every Day” initiative.   Consumers can shop smarter and save more with the launch of NTUC FairPrice’s “Greater Value Every Day” initiative. This initiative comprises an enhanced Everyday Low Price (EDLP) scheme, with price freeze...
Bad breath

Bad breath

Freshen your breath with a probiotic toothpaste. Bad breath, medically known as halitosis, is common among adults. In Singapore, about one in two people have bad breath regularly. The worst of it all? People are unaware that they have bad breath as they are surrounded...
ELDEX Asia returns in October

ELDEX Asia returns in October

Its second edition features new exhibitors who have launched solutions for one to age better and longer.   After more than a two-year hiatus, ELDEX Asia returns for its second edition on October 27 to 28, 2022 with an exhibition, medical conference, B2B...
Inaugural Singapore Community Walk

Inaugural Singapore Community Walk

Two hundred and fifty participants across four nursing homes, including 82 residents, will walk in celebration of International Day for Older Persons.   The Singapore Community Walk 2022 will be held on October 1 across four nursing home venues with a...
Light up

Light up

The landmarks light up to commemorate World Alzheimer’s Day and champion the dementia cause in Singapore.   Five of Singapore’s most iconic landmarks were lighted up in the evening recently as a show of solidarity with the dementia community. To commemorate World...
Summit on Global Roadmap for Healthy Longevity

Summit on Global Roadmap for Healthy Longevity

New consensus study report is a call to action and provides paths for all to thrive in 2050.   The US National Academy of Medicine (NAM) held the Global Roadmap for Healthy Longevity Report – Implementation in Asia Summit in Singapore. The Singapore Summit is the...