Monday, September 27, 2021

senior citizens

Cops propose restrictions on driving licences for senior citizens

They say the health condition of senior citizens could be a contributing factor to road accidents.

When it rains, it pours for senior citizen siblings

They have asked for help from the authorities before but are resigned to the water that comes flooding into their home each time it rains.

Over 3 million senior citizens given at least one vaccine jab

Some two million are fully vaccinated.

Walk-in jabs for senior citizens extended nationwide

Those aged 60 and above will be able to walk in for vaccinations from next week onwards.

Post-Covid era to see more seniors in need of care?

An ageing population coupled with the incidence of high-risk diseases and their children's return to a normal life at the office may mean a greater demand for such services.

Walk-in jabs for Klang Valley senior citizens to start tomorrow

Minister Khairy Jamaluddin says this facility is only for those who have yet to receive a vaccination appointment date.

70% of Singapore seniors have had one or more jab – it’s not enough

MOH is launching a drive to reach, reassure, and vaccinate as many of the remaining 30% as possible.

Walk-in jabs for senior citizens in Selangor, KL

Health Minister Dr Adham Baba says the initiative may be expanded to other states in the peninsula later on.

Senior suicides in Singapore highest in 8 years amid pandemic problems

Elderly callers to the suicide hotline were facing difficulties coping with loneliness and inactivity due to isolation, psychological distress, and impaired social and family relationships.

Over 1.7 million senior citizens given first Covid jab

568,282 were fully vaccinated as of June 20.

One million senior citizens given at least first dose of vaccine

A total of 229,462 have completed both doses.

Senior citizens to receive China’s Sinovac vaccine

Minister Khairy Jamaluddin says the jab is considered safe and effective, with a 83.7% efficacy rate against moderate cases and 100% against severe cases.

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