Events


2019


JULY:

HEH Lunchtime Talk (Ageing in Place): Exercise to Keep You in Good Health
Date: July 12 (Friday)
Time: 1pm – 2pm
Venue: National University Hospital, 1 Main Building, O & G Seminar Room, Level 6 (between Wards 61 & 63)
Fee: FREE

​Ageing is an inevitable process in life but you can age in grace and good health. Exercise has been proven to be beneficial to health and staying healthy would enable you to continue to lead a meaningful and vibrant lifestyle. Join and understand more about the benefits of exercise for older adults and the proper ways to carry out different types of exercises!

Registration is required. Please call 6772 2184 (Monday to Thursday: 8.30am-6pm & Friday: 8.30am-5.30pm).


Depression – Coping with Transitions
Date: July 13 (Saturday)
Time: 9am – 1pm
Venue: Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Theatrette, Level 1, 11 Jln Tan Tock Seng
Fee: FREE

​Do you know of a loved one suffering from depression? Depression can affect anyone but it can also be treated and prevented. Come and learn more.

For more information, please contact Choon Jia Fang (Jia_Fang_CHOON@imh.com.sg) and Gigi Tai (Hui_Xin_TAI@imh.com.sg) by Wednesday, July 10, 2019. To register, go HERE.


HEH Lunchtime Talk (Ageing in Place): Life With Chronic Disease – You Can Age Healthily Too!
Date: July 19 (Friday)
Time: 1pm – 2pm
Venue: National University Hospital, 1 Main Building, O & G Seminar Room, Level 6 (between Wards 61 & 63)
Fee: FREE

​One in four Singaporeans aged 65 and older developed chronic disease in the past year. While it is common, it can be managed to help you age healthily.

Attend this talk to gain practical tips on how to age well.

Registration is required. Please call 6772 2184 (Monday to Thursday: 8.30am-6pm & Friday: 8.30am-5.30pm).


The Heart Truth: Because It Matters!
Date: July 20 (Saturday)
Time: 2pm – 5pm
Venue: Auditorium, NUHS Tower Block Level 1, 1E Kent Ridge Rd
Fee: $8 (early bird) (valid from April 30 to May 31, 2019)

This year’s theme is “Because it matters!” and it will be held in English. Learn about the relationship between diabetes and heart diseases, and modern-day approach towards heart surgery. Also, be prepared to uncover facts about heart attack in women, the role of cholesterol on heart health, and the various types of hidden sugars in our diet.

Early bird special is available now, and PAssion Card Members are entitled to an additional 25-percent discount! Grab your tickets now at: www.sistic.com.sg/events/cheart0719.


Living Well Ageing Well – The 5 Secrets of Living Well
Date: July 24 (Wednesday)
Time: 2pm – 5pm
Venue: Lifelong Learning Institute, Training Room 2-2, 11 Eunos Rd 8
Fee: FREE

Staying healthy can be a challenge as we age. Changes in key aspects of our lives such as physical and mental health, relationships, and retirement can compromise our ability to age well. This introductory workshop organised by the Tsao Foundation gives you an overview of the challenges of ageing and the benefits of living well to age well. This course is for all Singaporeans and Permanent Residents aged 50 years old and above only. To register, go HERE.


AUGUST:

NSA Roadshow
Date: August 2 & 3 (Friday & Saturday)
Time: 11am – 8pm
Venue: National Library Events Plaza (Level 1)
Fee: FREE

National Silver Academy (NSA) will be celebrating its third anniversary. As part of the celebrations, a two-day roadshow will be held. You will meet dozens of participating partners offering a wide array of courses designed and subsidised for those aged 50 and above. Most courses are also SkillsFuture Credit eligible. The NSA roadshow provides seniors the opportunity to discover a wide range of learning opportunities to keep themselves engaged and active in life. Highlights include hands-on activities, stage talks, games and get to win prizes at the Spin-the-Wheel.

For more information, visit www.nsa.org.sg or call NSA hotline at 6478 5029, Monday to Friday (except public holidays), 9am to 5pm.


Mini Medical School @ KTPH
Date: August 3, 17 & 24 (Saturdays)
Time: 9am – 11.30am
Venue: Khoo Teck Puat Hospital auditorium, Learning Centre, 90 Yishun Central
Fee: FREE

Understand the mystery behind cancer formation and treatment strategies. Topics include:

  • What is cancer?
  • Cancer treatment.
  • The carcinogenic diet.
  • Managing distress after a new diagnosis.
  • Cancer rehabilitation.

There will also be a panel discussion on how to self-manage with cancer. To register, visit – https://mmsktph2019.eventbrite.com.


GS Conference “The Art and Science of Ageing Well”
Date: August 24 (Saturday)
Time: 9am – 5pm
Venue: Lifelong Learning Institute, Lecture Theatre
Fee: $30 (non-GS members), FREE (GS members)

Topics include:

  • NUS Age Well Everyday (AWE) Programme.
  • Lifelong education and training.
  • Social gerontology.
  • Art, music and spiritual care.

To register, visit – www.eventbrite.sg/e/gs-conference-the-art-and-science-of-ageing-well-tickets-61858401143.


NOVEMBER:

Eldercare Exhibition & Conference Asia (ELDEX)
Date: November 8 – 10 (Friday – Sunday)
Venue: Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre

Organiser Fireworks Muziyi Media is launching a trade and consumer event called the Eldercare Exhibition & Conference Asia (ELDEX). It will feature a one-day medical conference targeting healthcare professional, and workshops on topics like dementia and caregiver support over two days. The exhibition, which will be open to the public on the 9 and 10 November, will have exhibitors covering six key areas – lifestyle and wellness; architecture and fittings; healthcare and rehabilitation; technology, digital and IT; finance, insurance and other services; and “the great beyond” with exhibitors offering funeral services and afterlife family support.

Besides the exhibition and conference, ELDEX will also be bringing start-ups and technology companies in the eldercare space to interact with and pitch to potential investors (foundations, private equity and venture capitalists), particularly where gerontechnology and the greater utilisation of data-analytics, geo-spatial location, tele-presence, Internet of Things and wearable technology among others are concerned.

For more information, go to: http://asiaeldercare.com.