“Age is just a number”
Tsao Foundation Longevity Forum: The Promise of 100-year lives
As many as half of today’s school children may live to be 100. What does this mean for businesses, communities, and healthcare in Singapore and the region? Register for the Tsao Foundation Longevity Forum on 5 May 2023 to hear about longevity issues and actionable ideas on how we can better prepare for happier and healthier 100-year lives.
The Healthy Ageing 50
We are delighted that Dr Mary Ann Tsao was hailed by the United Nations as one of the 50 inspirational leaders globally for transforming the world to be a better place to grow older. The only representative from Singapore, she was recognised for contributing to fostering healthy ageing at the national level, particularly in integrated care through the Community for Successful Ageing (ComSA).
Leaving No One Behind
Dr Mary Ann Tsao, alongside representatives of Governments, civil society, academia and international organisations, participated in an inclusive discussion on the need to adopt an age-sensitive lens to policymaking. On the challenges in Asia Pacific – including long-term care, digital transformation, social protection, and lack of data – she stressed the important role of civil society in responding to these challenges and offering action at the community level. She also advocated for more meaningful participation of civil society and a stronger focus on inter-generational dialogue.
Asia: Ageing & Intergenerational Gap
Dr Mary Ann Tsao joined Prof Jean Yeung (NUS), Dr Zeewan Lee, Mr Christopher Gee and Dr Joelle Fong (Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy) in a panel to discuss how Singapore and other ageing societies will cope with the growing numbers of older persons and facilitate better intergenerational relations. They discussed ageing individuals suffering from a lack of retirement preparedness, efforts to extend the working lives of ageing individuals, age-related discriminations as well as rapidly-evolving workplace technologies to which older workers have a harder time adjusting than their younger counterparts.
Webinar – Home and Community-based Nursing: Transdisciplinary, Transcultural, and Transformational
Jointly organised by Tsao Foundation and the International Home Care Nurses Organization, the webinar had participants from across the globe including USA, UK, Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Switzerland, and the region such as Hong Kong, Indonesia, Philippines, Taiwan and Thailand, alongside healthcare professionals from Singapore.
It was an insightful session where the speakers shared the three Ts in home and community-based nursing. If you have missed the webinar, or if you would like to have a refresher, click Webinar Replay.
The IMC Charity Golf is back on 28 September 2022!
Calling all golfers, friends, and supporters to join us on the fairways and greens for a swing to better eldercare.
For this joyous occasion, we have secured the prestigious Serapong Course at Sentosa Golf Club and hope you join us for a great time, for a greater cause. This year, we raise funds to support frail elders under our care in Hua Mei Centre for Successful Ageing. Find out how you can partner us to make positive impact to the lives of seniors in need. Click here.
10 Years On - Enhancing Financial Resilience of SG Women: Evidence of a Longitudinal Study
The International Longevity Centre – Singapore (ILC-S) released a longitudinal study findings on 16 April 2021, reiterating the importance of a financial literacy programme in building the financial resilience of SG women.