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COVID-19 Resources

for our Seniors

Stay-home arrangements may not always work well with our seniors who may be so used to regular social gatherings such as tai-chi classes or hang-outs for kopi-sessions at neighbourhood coffeeshop. We recognize the effects of prolonged social isolation can lead to depression, that is why our team has put together this list of relevant resources & regularly update them to give your fresh ideas that help engage our seniors at home. As a COVID-Breaker, no one is left behind! 

GOOD READS

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​Living Wellness

Learn 4 Ways to Stay Productive as you Age

Being meaningfully engaged in activities that drives purpose or bring joy is an essential part of living wholeness. Learn four practical tips from this short video to make the silver years more fulfilling!

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5 min Video 

Council for Third Age.

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Covid-Education

Elderly to focus on Health amid Social Distancing

As social & fitness activities for seniors are suspended. Lack of meaningful activity engagement & less face time could result possible low mood. This article provides tips for elderly persons to do from home!

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3 min Article

Straits Times

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EXERCISE 

Keep Fit at Home through

Stay-Home Exercises

Staying home doesn't stop you from keeping fit & staying healthy. Join Media Corp Artiste Chen Shu Cheng 陈澍城 for this simple-to-follow work out using two mineral bottles!

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30 min Video

ME WATCH

STAY-HOME ACTIVITIES

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EXERCISE 

Sit-Down Tai Chi Work Out

Follow along these simple Tai Chi seated down to help relax the mind & body with these ten stances movement. 

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NUTRITION 

6 Nutrition Tips for Healthy Aging

Having the right diet is important, especially so for seniors. Stay well by eating well with these 6 tips for healthy aging. 

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DRAMA 

Local Dialect Drama: 吃饱没?

Catch all 10 episodes of ”Eat Already“ (吃饱没) heart-warming drama series specially created for seniors. 

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COOKING 

Cooking Demo by Chef Zhang

This channel by Zaobao (早报) has daily programmes at 7.30am, 10.30am & 3pm tailored for Seniors.  

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TECHNOLOGY 

Setting up Smart Phone for senior

Simplify the experience. Learn how to set up smart phone that is senior friendly and easy to use!  

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MUSIC 

Playlist of Hits from 40s - 60s

Sing-a-long with your favourite oldies from the 60s. ​We hope music makes you happy!  

USEFUL HELPLINES

for Seniors

The Seniors Helpline (For anyone with concerns for persons 50 years & above): 1800-555-5555 

Agency for Integrated Care (Intermediate & long–term care services): 1800–650 6060

Lions Befrienders (Information, referral & befriender services): 1800–375 8600

O'Joy Care Services (Care services to improve mental & psychosocial health): 6749-0190

Dementia Helpline (Alzheimer's Disease Association): 6377–0700

TOUCH Care Line (Eldercare & Caregiving Issues): 6804-6555

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TELESUPPORT

Service available over SG COVID Circuit Breaker

Tue, Thu & Sat . 8-10pm