Finding Meaning in Caregiving

Working part-time whilst caring for her mother who was diagnosed with dementia, Mdm Vara was lost and in a state of confusion. She had no idea how to manage her mother’s behaviour – she often repeated her questions and forgot things easily. In her search for help, she was referred to REACH Senior by Bukit […]

You Are Never Alone

At 81, Madam Phay had been widowed and her children had moved out of her home. Madam Phay was lonely. Feeling restless, she headed down to REACH Bukit Batok Powerhouse to check out the programmes.  Subsequently, she joined several activities such as the NUHS physiotherapy programme, Leg Strengthen and the HAPPY Programme to keep herself […]

Recovering through Strong Support

A member of REACH Senior at Jalan Membina since 2016, Mr Yeow’s health took a sharp decline in 2021, where he was repeatedly hospitalised due to comorbidities and heart failure. Furthermore, he was even admitted into the ICU with the risk of multiple organ failure.  Thankfully, the RS team was there to render assistance and […]

Taking the Lead

As the primary caregiver to her elderly mother, Madam Monica Lee has been a fervent supporter of REACH Senior’s programmes and a great advocate for active ageing. When her mother was diagnosed with vascular dementia in 2020, Monica signed not only her mother, but also herself up for activities hosted at REACH Senior at Jalan […]