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Dental Implants: Should you get them?

1. What are dental implants? Simply put, dental implants act to replace the root of a tooth that is either missing or has been removed. They take the form of small screws made of titanium that are inserted directly into the jaw. A replacement tooth consisting of a crown is then fitted over it.  While …

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ElderShield 101: What it is and why you need it

1. What exactly is ElderShield? ElderShield is, in a nutshell, a severe disability scheme by the Singapore government that provides basic financial protection for those who require long-term care.  Under the ElderShield400 scheme introduced in 2007, Singaporeans and Permanent Residents will receive a monthly cash payout of $400 for a maximum of 72 months, or …

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A Complete Guide for Seniors During Covid-19

A Complete Guide for Seniors During Covid-19

This is a tough period for everyone especially for seniors. Senior activity centres are no longer operating. The government in Singapore has also recently encouraged people not to visit their elderly parents/grandparents so as to prevent the spread of the virus. Seniors are known to be more susceptible to the virus and it becomes more …

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