Inspiring Figures

Hooked on fishing

Francis Ng started fishing back in 1993 and enjoys the “tug of war” with the fishes.

Cool beans

When Richard Koh got retrenched, he still had a lot of energy so he tried his hand at the coffee business.

Coming full circle

Gary Teo was a caregiver for his mother and sister who had dementia and now he is helping clients with dementia.

‘Granfluencers’ breaking stereotypes

Seniors embracing ageing through social media are capturing the hearts of fans of all ages globally.

Going solo

William Oh has been solo backpacking for more than 30 years and has compiled his own ‘house rules’, which he follows diligently.

A journey of perseverence

Singaporean batik painter Sarkasi Said has had many lows and highs cultivating his passion.

Two artists conferred Cultural Medallions

A pioneer of batik painting, Sarkasi Said, is one of the award winners.

Seniors helping seniors

A TTSH programme of peer support leaders helps to encourage seniors in the community to lead more active and healthier lifestyles.

Home is where we are

Award-winning historian and author shares his second volume of his memoirs.

“Ah Ma” at a bubble tea shop

Many of these shops have mostly young staff and are catered to the younger crowd but at this outlet, you will see a 70-year-old “Ah Ma” brewing the fruit teas.

Sharing her knowledge

A volunteer trainer teaches seniors online how to use navigational apps.

A warrior in the making

Anjang Rosli may have dementia but he is not letting it get in the way, as he has found a new purpose in life.

Dressing up

A Taiwanese couple has become a social media sensation, dressing up in their customers’ left-behind clothes.

A birthday not to be forgotten

One of her best birthdays yet, surrounded with the most important people in her life.

Music enthusiast

Varian Wong at one time had amassed a vinyl collection of 3,000 records. Today, it is more under control!