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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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Make a difference with your ‘gifts’ this festive season by volunteering with or donating to these 9 S’pore organisations (Mothership, 14 Dec 2023)

This Mothership article featured our Active Ageing Centres (AAC), PCS Martha AAC in Upper Serangoon and Evergreen Circle AAC in Tampines. Calling on readers to donate or volunteer at our AACs, an emphasis is placed on ensuring that our seniors can age healthily, interdependently, and purposefully, better known as H.I.P. Read the full article here:https://mothership.sg/2023/12/sg-giving-week-2023/

The problem with being alone: Social isolation, loneliness biggest enemy for seniors in S’pore (The Straits Times, 5 Dec 2023)

Prof Thang Leng Leng, PCS Vice Chairman, shared with the Straits Times article, ‘The problem with being alone: Social isolation, loneliness biggest enemy for seniors in S’pore’ that “there should be more support for ageing in place, with community-based care and support services within walking distance of a person’s home.” Read more:https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/all-the-lonely-people-tackling-social-isolation-among-older-singaporeans

Crossing from beneficiary to volunteer leader (Stewardship Report 2022 – 2023: Crossing Frontiers)

A happy assembly line: Mdm Sandy Tan (second from the left) helping to pack mailers for our fundraising efforts, together with other regular volunteers of Sarah AAC and PCS Fundraising Executive, Ms Christa Choo (far right). Mdm Sandy Tan started as a beneficiary of PCS Sarah Active Ageing Centre (AAC). In 2021, she came to know of …

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Help more older couples strengthen their marriages! 帮助年长夫妻巩固婚姻关系 #MidYearAppeal2023

Mr Chan and Mdm Khoo are regulars at PCS Presbyterian Eldercare @ Potong Pasir (PEPP). PEPP is one of our two Maintenance Day Care (MDC) centres providing subsidised day care services for elderly while their family or caregivers are unavailable during the day.  Having been married for 53 years, Mr Chan and Mdm Khoo know and love each …

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Self-learning through YouTube videos to teach other seniors (Stewardship Report 2022 – 2023: Crossing Frontiers)

Seniors Services (Volunteer Feature):Crossing from beneficiary to volunteer leader Seniors Services (Volunteer Feature):Crossing from beneficiary to volunteer leader Seniors Services (Volunteer Feature):Crossing from beneficiary to volunteer leader Seniors Services (Volunteer Feature):Crossing from beneficiary to volunteer leader From simply looking at Mr Kenny Goh, 75, who volunteers at PCS Evergreen Circle Active Ageing Centre (AAC), you …

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 Give more elderly the freedom to age-in-place 让更多的老人有居家养老的自由 #EasterAppeal2023

Mr Wee is 101 years old and still mentally alert. Although he can move around unassisted, his legs get tired easily which puts him at risk for falling. Therefore, he cannot leave his house to buy meals on a daily basis. Moreover, he has begun to feel lonely and purposeless as his wife and child …

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打造老人公寓样品屋让年轻人体验 姐妹花盼更多人做义工帮助年长者 (8world – 2022年12月21日)

“Building a model apartment for the elderly for young people to experience: Sisters look forward to more volunteers to help the elderly.” (8world, 21 Dec 2022) The article features REVAlations: a model unit created after a senior citizen apartment hosted at *SCAPE to let young people experience the living difficulties of elderly people, bringing the …

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