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Helping hand for caregivers

Submitted by Kane Cunico on March 13, 2013 - 1:06am


TNP PICTURE: Benjamin Seetor

For the past five decades, Mr Zakaria Abdul, 77, has been looking after his five children who have Down syndrome.

His wife died in 2000 from complications due to diabetes. She was 69.

A place is welcome when you have use for it

Submitted by smong on June 2, 2012 - 11:36pm


Residents in Bishan petitioned against the Government’s plan to build a nursing home in their neighbourhood, sparking off an argument that Singaporeans suffer from the not-in-my-backyard syndrome.

And sometimes, it’s not just an objection against eldercare centres being built.

Nursing home? Some Bishan East residents object

Submitted by Joanne Low on May 28, 2012 - 2:00am



The Ministry of Health had earlier announced plans to develop the open space on Bishan Street 13 into a nursing home for the elderly.

Woman in nursing home dies from drug overdose

Submitted by Juliana June Rasul on January 31, 2012 - 11:37pm


SHE died of a prescription drug overdose at a nursing home.

But how exactly?

If she had been overdosed, there would have been a shortfall of the balance of the drug. But a check revealed that there was no shortfall.

Old and alone

Submitted by Juliana June Rasul on July 30, 2011 - 10:38pm


IN A nursing home in Johor Baru, a 90-year-old woman waits patiently for a visit from her family.

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