ageing in place

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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 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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Delighted to share my life (Featured Article: Branches Sep 2022)

NJ at the recent National Day celebration! Mr Koh Ngiap Joo is one of Presbyterian Community Services’ (PCS) long-time volunteers. We call him NJ. You cannot miss his signature Ukulele, fedora and smile. Ngiap Joo at a training event with all the other Esther AAC volunteers The faithful Ngiap Joo and friends performing at Esther …

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