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Two new courses at Residential College 4 tackle ageism through co-creation of intergenerational bonding activities (17 April 2024, NUSNews)

The challenge of creating and pitching the curriculum (UTC2732 ‘Rethinking Ageing: Potential for Integration’ and UTC2733 ‘Rethinking Age: Potential for Connection’) to three different generations in two-hour sessions over 12 weeks was not lost on course facilitator Dr Lynette Tan. “At NUS we are taught to be reflective teachers. This particular practice was something that […]

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Launch of AIC’s Silver Guardian Program at PCS Esther AAC

On 5 April 2024, Presbyterian Community Services in collaboration with the Agency for Integrated Care celebrated the launch of a new AAC volunteer programme at PCS Esther Active Ageing Centre, which was attended by guests, seniors and Community Care Partners. The programme, later referred to as the “Silver Guardians”, is part of a national initiative

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护联中心拟2028年前招募2400名“乐活大使” 鼓励年长者保持活跃 (联合早报 – 2024年4月6日)

“The Agency for Integrated Care plans to recruit 2,400 “Silver Guardians” by 2028 to encourage the elderly to stay active.” (Lianhe Zaobao – 5 Apr 2025) In order to better cope with the aging of the local population, the Agency for Integrated Care has launched a national plan to recruit and train 2,400 volunteers by

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New initiative aims to recruit more than 2,400 volunteers for active ageing centres (The Straits Times, 5 Apr 2024)

A new initiative aims to get more seniors involved as volunteers at active ageing centres islandwide.  Health Minister Ong Ye Kung described the initiative as the fourth prong of Age Well SG, a national programme that encourages seniors to live healthily and actively in the community. Being able to contribute to society can give people

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துடிப்புடன் மூப்படையும் மையங்களுக்கு 2,400 தொண்டூழியர்களை ஈர்க்க திட்டம் (தமிழ் முரசு – 5 Apr 2024)

“Plan to attract 2,400 volunteers to vibrant aging centers” (Tamil Murasu – 5 Apr 2024) A new program by the Agency for Integrated Care aims to select 2,400 senior citizens and train them as volunteers by 2028. The program is named The Silver Guardians. The seniors trained here help other seniors by befriending them and

துடிப்புடன் மூப்படையும் மையங்களுக்கு 2,400 தொண்டூழியர்களை ஈர்க்க திட்டம் (தமிழ் முரசு – 5 Apr 2024) Read More »

Program baru galak lebih ramai warga emas jadi relawan (Berita Harian – 5 Apr 2024)

“A new program encourages more senior citizens to become volunteers” (Berita Harian – 5 Apr 2024) A new program has been launched to encourage more seniors to volunteer to support their peers at the Active Aging Center (AAC). With a goal of reaching 2,400 volunteers by 2028, the national program by the Agency for Integrated

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New ‘Silver Guardian’ volunteers to help seniors as part of Age Well SG initiative (CNA, 5 Apr 2024)

A new volunteer programme called Silver Guardian has been launched as part of a national initiative to help seniors age actively. The latest programme is the fourth prong of Age Well SG, with the other three being improvements to homes and living environments, improvement to transport facilities and expanding programmes for seniors to remain connected. The

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护联中心推出乐活大使计划 希望2028年前招募2400名义工(8world – 2024年4月5日)

“The Agency for Integrated Care launches the Silver Guardian Ambassador Programme and hopes to recruit 2,400 volunteers by 2028” (8world – April 5, 2024) The Agency for Integrated Care (AIC) has launched the Silver Guardian Programme, with the goal of recruiting 2,400 volunteers to serve as volunteers in active senior centers across the island by

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Give youths with special needs the joy of serving seniors! 让特需青年有照顾长者的喜乐 #ChristmasAppeal2023

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bi013RpuGRA In Aug 2022, Desmond enrolled in the Eldercare Aide Training programme (EdCAT), run by the PCS Institute of Special Programmes and Continual Equipping (iSPACE). EdCAT is a joint effort of our Special Needs Services and Seniors Services to prepare persons with mild intellectual disabilities to work in the eldercare sector. “I believe that those like Desmond can

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