“Age is just a number”
SGUnited Skills Programme
Hua Mei Training Academy is offering a new SGUnited Skills Programme for Care and Coordination (Community Eldercare). Specially designed, based on the key essential skillsets identified by our industry partners, this new programme will provide participants with the relevant skillsets as they transit into a new career into the health-social care sector.
SAWA calls for gender and life-course approach to ageing
The Singapore Alliance for Women in Ageing (SAWA) has called on the government to take a gender and life-course approach to ageing and to adopt four policies that will ease the burden on caregivers, many of whom are women. More
Older Persons and COVID-19 :- Key Messages from United Nations
The COVID-19 pandemic is causing untold fear and suffering for older people across the world. While the pandemic affects all populations and all age groups, available evidence indicates that older persons are at particularly high risk. The threat to older persons in developing countries is enormous, as public services like health care and social protection will likely be overwhelmed by the virus.
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