Getting the COVID-19 vaccine

Two seniors share their experiences on getting the COVID-19 vaccine.

COVID vaccination for seniors

Get the lowdown about these vaccines and why you should consider getting vaccinated.

Plantar fasciitis – what is it and should we care?

Find out what you can do to treat that pain in your heels.

A “surprise”

This 79-year-old never thought he would get kidney stones as he takes sufficient fluid and has no family history.

Leave no stone unturned

Many complain of the pain associated with kidney stones, which can range in size from a grain of sand to the size of a golf ball. Find out more about the symptoms and treatments.

Osteoporosis risk reduction is “as easy as CDE”

Final-year NTU students promote prevention through challenges, activities and reminders.

Living with more than just diabetes

Retired senior banker Peter Lim not only has diabetes, he also has heart failure and partial blindness. He shares his story to bring more awareness.

Aids for those with low vision

There are optical aids and other ways where one with low vision can continue to live independently.

Rehabilitation tips for seniors

Have a smooth transition as you head home for your recovery.

Let’s do the flamenco

Flamenco Sin Fronteras’ community outreach programme has more than 20 seniors doing flamenco dance moves.

Vaccination tips

Advice on recommended vaccines for seniors and tips for care.

New treatment for coronary artery disease

The drug-eluting cardiovascular device moves more naturally with the artery wall.

First female CPR manikin vest

The Singapore Heart Foundation has created the first female CPR manikin vest to help save women’s lives.

Simple exercises to do at home

It’s been raining a lot lately. The wet weather and slippery ground can make it more challenging for seniors to exercise and take their strolls outdoors. Yet it is important for them to stay active and get moving. Below are some simple that you can do at home:  

A blurry vision

Age-related macular degeneration does not cause complete blindness but it can make it harder to drive, see faces and do close-up work.