THE proposed new concept dementia village occupying 10 bungalows at Gibraltar Crescent in Sembawang has attracted only one bid.

AS Singapore grapples with an ageing population, DBS Bank has rolled out an e-learning course to all its 12,000 employees in Singapore to pick up skills needed to recognise and serve customers...

WHEN Yvette Lim (not her real name) found herself suffering from short-term memory lapses, a medical check confirmed that she had Alzheimer's.

HEALTH

HEARING loss affects an estimated 5 per cent of the world's population, and will affect twice that number (900 million) in 30 years. The majority of these will be adults and especially the elderly...

THE BROAD VIEW

ASSISTED living seems like the solution to everyone's worries about old age. It's built on the dream that we can grow old while being self-reliant, and live that way until we die, that all we need...

THE Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA), on behalf of the Ministry of Health (MOH), has launched a site at Gibraltar Crescent for sale by public tender to pilot a new residential care community...

[TOKYO] Yumiko Okubo, 71, had forgotten how to heat up food.

NEARLY half of women and one in three men are at risk of developing stroke or degenerative neurological diseases such as dementia and Parkinson's during their lifetime, according to a study...

[PARIS] Nearly half of women and one in three men are at risk of developing stroke or degenerative neurological diseases such as dementia and Parkinson's during their lifetime, according to a...