Saturday, Dec 20, 2014Saturday, Dec 20, 2014

Singapore

 

Ground-up initiatives to get senior citizens to band together and stay active

Published on Apr 23, 2014 9:33 PM
 

Since last July, retired car spare parts seller Low Ngian Woo, 64, and his six friends have been organising daily breakfast sessions and other activities for about 50 seniors in Paya Lebar.

"We usually eat Teochew porridge and read the papers," he said.

This has helped the seniors to watch what they eat and also given them a chance to get acquainted, added Mr Low.

The group's most popular activity is the morning exercise, when up to 200 seniors gather to work out.

 
If you are not a subscriber, you can get instant, unlimited access here

Videos