Services to meet seniors' long-term care needs

Stroke patient can continue living at home, with the help of day care and subsidised transport

Above: Madam Oei Lian Eng with her husband, Mr Tan Sue Hoai, who is her sole caregiver. Above right: Madam Oei is helped by Mr Colin Teo, 59, in her rehabilitation at The Salvation Army Peacehaven Bedok Multi-Service Centre, where she goes for day ca
Above: Madam Oei Lian Eng with her husband, Mr Tan Sue Hoai, who is her sole caregiver. Madam Oei is helped by Mr Colin Teo, 59, in her rehabilitation at The Salvation Army Peacehaven Bedok Multi-Service Centre, where she goes for day care. ST PHOTOS: SONG TAO
Above: Madam Oei Lian Eng with her husband, Mr Tan Sue Hoai, who is her sole caregiver. Above right: Madam Oei is helped by Mr Colin Teo, 59, in her rehabilitation at The Salvation Army Peacehaven Bedok Multi-Service Centre, where she goes for day ca
Madam Oei Lian Eng with her husband, Mr Tan Sue Hoai, who is her sole caregiver. Above: Madam Oei is helped by Mr Colin Teo, 59, in her rehabilitation at The Salvation Army Peacehaven Bedok Multi-Service Centre, where she goes for day care. ST PHOTOS: SONG TAO
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Mr Tan Sue Hoai, 72, cried when his wife, Madam Oei Lian Eng, 65, suffered a stroke which left her paralysed on one side of her body and unable to care for herself.

They had met, fallen in love and married in their 40s and have no children.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 07, 2018, with the headline Services to meet seniors' long-term care needs. Subscribe