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Group Activity for Seniors – Balloon Badminton

Group Activity for Seniors - Balloon Badminton

Are you looking for an activity idea to engage a big group of seniors? Perhaps, you’re tasked with coming up with activities for a visit to a nursing home, or you work in a nursing home and are looking for activities. Here is one that you can try out – balloon badminton. A badminton game …

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5 Ball Squeeze Exercises for Seniors

Ball squeeze exercises for seniors

As we get older, we often need to work on exercises that improve our fine motor skills. We should never be complacent about the dexterity of our fingers and our ability to make agile movements such as picking up smaller items or buttoning our clothes. For seniors who have trouble with their grip strength and …

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“Kong simi wei?!” You need to learn dialect. Here’s how.

Dialects are an integral part of Singapore culture: Singlish is a mesh-up of the various dialects and we all know the kopitiam lingo for ordering coffee.

Dialects are an integral part of Singapore culture: Singlish is a mesh-up of the various dialects and we all know the kopitiam lingo for ordering coffee. However, the younger generations, and I speak for myself too, are often called “bananas” or referred to as people who “jiak kantang” (eat potato) for being “yellow” with our …

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6 Time-saving Apps Caregivers Can Use for Peace of Mind

6 Apps for Caregivers in Singapore

Keith’s mum and his late grandmother In April 2011, my grandmother fell and broke her hip. She required surgery to replace it and needed a lot of care to recover. She had to move from the hospital to the rehabilitation centre and finally back home. It was a challenging experience. My mother had to juggle …

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Just make them laugh

Aging is tough. We need to find ways to bring joy back to our seniors.

Aging is tough. We need to find ways to bring joy back to our seniors. Last week, my grandma had quite a bit of difficulty getting out of the room. She fell the day before. Although she had no injuries, it made her weaker. It was an intense and stressful situation getting to the dinner …

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It is time to engage your grandparents. Here’s how

It is time to engage your grandparents. Here’s how.

Sarah and her grandma Living with my grandma all my life has many advantages. I get delicious homecooked food everyday. I picked up the Hokkien dialect from a young age and listen to stories about olden Singapore. But, with assignments piling up, I find myself interacting with her less than I wish to. I often …

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17 Activity Ideas For Seniors

Study shows that happier seniors tend to show a decline in activities of daily living over time. Here are 17 activities to engage seniors

Are you looking for activity ideas to engage seniors in Singapore? You may be looking to engage someone at home, or maybe, you’re planning a visit to a nursing home or senior activity centre. Fret Not! Here’s some activity ideas for you. When we think of caregiving, it is often about ensuring that our loved …

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