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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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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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Made for men: All-male music, outing groups draw more retired men to take part and make friends (The Straits Times, Dec 24 2023)

Estheritar is an all-male guitar interest group started by Esther AAC. The group, which was set up in November 2022 to engage older men, now has eight of them, including one who plays the harmonica. “These classes not only offer opportunities for men to learn music but also provide a chance to socialise, enjoy food

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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/

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

Mobile Outreach to Youths in Jurong (Stewardship Report 2022 – 2023: Crossing Frontiers)

Since March 2021, Providence Care Centre (PCC) started collaborating with Youth Guidance Outreach Services (YGOS) – another youth services organisation – to combine both their outreach efforts to youths in the vicinity of Jurong. The acoustically-treated music room in PCC (Blk 372) provides a conducive environment for youths to pick up instruments. Providence Care Centre, located

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