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Retiree Lau Eng Boon with community nurse Murni Nadhirah Abdul Rahim in his rental flat at York Hill.
Retiree Lau Eng Boon with community nurse Murni Nadhirah Abdul Rahim in his rental flat at York Hill.ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG

SINGAPORE - Retiree Lau Eng Boon, 65, was making his way to the market near his rental flat at York Hill in Tiong Bahru in June last year when his vision suddenly blurred.

A wave of giddiness hit him as his legs gave way. He landed on the floor, his left shoulder bearing the brunt of the impact.

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