More seniors stepping up as volunteers

On the International Day of Older Persons on Friday (Oct 1), The Straits Times looks at volunteers who are senior citizens and how they contribute to society.

The oldest volunteer at Methodist Welfare Services is Mrs June Cheong, 92, who has been caring for the elderly for 40 years.
The oldest volunteer at Methodist Welfare Services is Mrs June Cheong, 92, who has been caring for the elderly for 40 years.ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN

SINGAPORE - More seniors are stepping up to help others, including other seniors.

Three organisations The Straits Times spoke to said they have been seeing an increasing number of senior volunteers over the years.

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