Events


2019


MARCH:

Singapore Cancer Society – TalkMed Relay For Life 2019
Date: March 2 – 3 (Saturday & Sunday)
Time: 6pm – 9am
Venue: National Stadium, Singapore Sports Hub
Fee: $25 for individual (early bird till January 11); $30 (January 12 to February 15); team prices also available (Passion card, Singtel Dash & ActiveSG members will receive 5-percent discount)

This 15 hour overnight event offers everyone a chance to celebrate cancer survivors’ and caregivers’ triumphs against the disease, remember loved ones lost to cancer and fight back against the disease.

Event highlights include live performances, workout sessions and carnival activities for everyone. Join as a team or individual to walk or run overnight around the track, to symbolise that no one fights cancer alone and that the fight against cancer never sleeps.

Registration at – https://scsrelayforlife.sg/ (registration closes on February 15, 2019).


Go Red For Women Luncheon 2019
Date: March 8 (Friday)
Time: 11am – 3pm
Venue: Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, SCCCI multi-purpose hall, Level 7
Fee: $38 per pax; $380 for table of 10

The Go Red for Women Luncheon 2019, organised by the Singapore Heart Foundation, follows the theme of “Celebrate Women, Celebrate Life”, serving as a reminder for women to take care of their hearts.The luncheon will include a heart 4-course lunch, along with health talks by healthcare experts from National University Heart Centre Singapore (NUHCS). The experts will be sharing more on the prevalence of cardiovascular disease, the impact of the disease on women and tips of how to make positive changes towards a more heart-healthy lifestyle.

To purchase seats, call 6354 9335/69 or e-mail to: grfw@heart.org.sg (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 12pm and 2pm to 5.30pm). For more information, visit www.myheart.org.sg.


Public Forum – “Back to Basics: Tips to Make Your Dental Visit Worthwhile”
Date: March 23 (Saturday)
Time: 9am – 12pm
Venue: National Dental Centre Singapore, auditorium, Level 8, 5 Second Hospital Ave
Fee: FREE

Hear from NDCS specialists about the importance of good oral health, and get tips on how to achieve a healthy and beautiful smile. Talks will cover topics such as:

  • Why you should see your family dentist every six months.
  • How to prevent and treat cracked teeth.
  • Why correcting misaligned teeth will help you keep them longer.
  • The connection between gum disease and diabetes.

For queries, call 6324 8802.


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.