December 29, 2018

Ms Kwan Soo Chin (R), ITEC Academy Lecturer in Diet & Nutrition

Tackling the Problem of Chronic Constipation

Constipation affects thousands of people. About 80% of Singaporeans will experience constipation at some point in their lives, and 25% suffer from chronic constipation. In addition, constipation becomes more common as we age. It is estimated that 6 or 7 of every 10 elderly patients has constipation, and they are also more likely to suffer

Learn many helpful tips on the art of fine biscuit-making at Kambly’s Show Confectionary.

Kambly: Switzerland’s Best Biscuits Made with Love

By Vibrant Dot Staff Think Switzerland is only famous for its chocolates? Think again. Every day, many visitors flock to the idyllic village of Trubschachen to discover the Swiss art of fine biscuit making at Kambly—Switzerland’s legendary biscuit manufacturer and best-loved biscuit brand. Situated amongst the sunny meadows and lush valleys of the Emmental region,

Apps and Technology for Seniors

Nowadays, many countries are facing the impact of an ageing population. In Singapore, a quarter of the population will be 65 years and older by 2030. With more people ageing, providing good health and elderly care is a challenge. Thankfully, both designers and technologists are prompted to develop new products that target our greying population.


Elderly Care Services for an Ageing Population in Singapore

Do you know the types of senior care services available in Singapore? With the ‘Silver Tsunami’ coming in 2030, it is good for Singaporeans to keep abreast of the eldercare services available here. These services include a variety of day care centres, nursing homes, activity centres and even support on caregiving for the elderly. Eldercare


Are Our Elderly Getting the Care They Needed?

In Singapore, it is common to hear phrases such as “ageing population”, “eldercare” or even “narrowing tax base”, but what do these actually mean to you and me? Most of us are aware that Singapore is facing an ageing population, where the proportion of elderly people is increasing. In fact, the statistics can be quite

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