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1 in 100,000 Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body. The cause is unknown.  Progress, severity and specific symptoms of MS in any one person cannot yet be predicted. Though medical advances had helped to […]

The Precious

457.5 hours On the last Saturday of May, at the start of the school holidays, over a span of two and a half hours, 183 volunteers gathered to distribute Kim Choo dumplings to more than 600 elderly folks living in the HDB flats at Pine Close and Toa Payoh Lorong 8. That amounted to a […]

The Faithful Hand

First Hand Volunteers (Vanessa in white on left and Estelle in blue dress on right) The Faithful Hand Prior to the coining of the acronym ‘Friends In Reaching out and Serving the Terminally Ill’ (FIRST) Hand, the work simply known as ‘Services to the Terminally Ill’ started in 1998. The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) which causes HIV infection and subsequently Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) […]

Ride with me

Silver YOLO In 2015, 1 in 8 Singaporeans was a senior aged 65 year and above. In 2030, it will be 1 in 4. We will have over 900, 000 seniors. Per Ministry of Health (www.moh.gov.sg) press release in 2015, a 3 billion-dollar action plan was announced to enable Singaporeans to age successfully. Part of this […]

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