Health diary

FRIDAY, OCT 7

SKINCARE AFTER 50

Learn about the effects of ageing on your skin and the recent advances in skin rejuvenation at this talk, Beauty Manual: Glowing Skin After 50. Dr Yap Yan Lin, a consultant at the Division of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery of the hospital, will give tips on protecting your skin.

National University Hospital, Main Building 1, Level 1 , 1pm to 2pm. Free. To register, call 6772-2184.


SATURDAY, OCT 8

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CARING FOR TERMINALLY ILL PATIENTS

Join the multi-disciplinary palliative care team of Tan Tock Seng Hospital at this forum to better understand the needs of patients with life-limiting illnesses and their caregivers. This event, Journeying With You, is held in conjunction with World Hospice & Palliative Care Day 2016.

Toa Payoh HDB Hub, B1 Auditorium, 9.30am to noon (Mandarin) and 2pm to 5pm (English). Free. To register, go to http://bit.ly/whpc2016 or call 6359-6420.


TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR HEALTH

Find out about diabetes medication, nutrition in diabetes management and learn how to deal with dry skin and eczema. This event, Own Your Health - A Public Forum On Responsible Self-Care, is organised by the Pharmaceutical Society of Singapore.

Suntec Convention & Exhibition Centre, Room 324-325, 10am to 2pm. Free. Go to www.pharmacycongress.org.sg/public_forum.html


SUNDAY, OCT 9

KNOW YOUR BREASTS

Learn about the signs, symptoms and detection of breast cancer. Hear inspirational stories from survivors and find out about the support for those affected by it.

Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Auditorium, Tower B, 9.30am to 1pm. Free. Go to www.ktph.com.sg/breastcancerforum or call 6602-3388 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm).

UNDERSTANDING MENOPAUSE

Learn about the changes caused by menopause at this event, Menopause - Living Well & Loving Life. There are also workshops on how to prepare healthy meals as well as stretching and pelvic floor exercises.

KK Women's and Children's Hospital, Auditorium, Level 1, Women's Tower, 2pm to 4.30pm. $10 or $15 per couple (inclusive of refreshments).

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 04, 2016, with the headline 'Health Diary'. Print Edition | Subscribe