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5 local recipes to bond over with your loved ones

People bond over food. That’s a fact. We as Singaporeans love our food, and are proud of our heritage.  One of the ways to get over cabin fever is to prepare food. It can also be a fun activity to engage your loved ones during this time indoors. These recipes are likely those seniors are …

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7 ridiculously amazing places to visit when you retire

We’ve spent a fair bit of time talking about why you should retire, and how much money you should set aside for when that day comes.  But once you’ve retired, then what? Well, that means you’ve got nothing holding you back, and if you’ve got enough money in the bank from your career, that leaves …

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Stuck at home with nothing to do? Here are 7 fun things to curb your boredom!

So, all non-essential businesses are closed during this Circuit Breaker period for at least a month, and gatherings have been prohibited. In other words, that means that most of the things you’d normally do for fun such as family gatherings or shopping are now against the law.  The government has also informed us to stay …

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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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