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I Don’t Want to Die Ugly
There are many ways to commit suicide, and Mr Wong considered them all but one. He did not fear death, but he was terrified of dying ugly.
Losing all that I value
To cope with the anxiety and loneliness, Miss Tan would admit herself to A&E or visit the polyclinic frequently.
Mental Wellness: Depression & Anxiety in Elderly
How do we help an elderly who is depressed or anxious? What are the symptoms to look out for? Join our virtual talk to learn more. Our...
When everyone is in pain
Many a time, helping a person is not as simple as just helping one person alone. Complicated family dynamics makes helping challenging.
Mdm Chin tries her best to be a dutiful wife but caring for her husband is becoming an almost impossible mission.
Dec 10, 2020
Nov 9, 2020
Knitting the care network with the person in mind
“She was once young and crazy, so don’t stereotype our elderly.” This is what our volunteer para-counsellor Jenny remembers of Mdm Leng.
Oct 9, 2020
From Sleepless to Helpful
“I can’t sleep. I might as well die.” Tormented by sleeplessness (only sleeping one hour at night), Mr Goh became so depressed that he...
Sep 7, 2020
She wanted to end her life due to health and financial burdens
“My wish is to ride on the MRT”. Mdm Yap had a wish so simple. Yet she never got to fulfil it.
Jul 29, 2020
Faces of O'Joy - Chee Hong
In this series Faces of O'Joy, we introduce the people who are working behind the scenes to serve our beneficiaries.
Jul 8, 2020
Hoarding - more than just a pile of problems (Part 6)
The boxes loomed over my head and plastic bags hung precariously, as though they could fall on me at any moment.
Jul 1, 2020
Hoarding - more than just a pile of problems (Part 5)
There were stacks of neatly arranged newspapers and magazines in his bedroom and the living room.
Jun 24, 2020
Hoarding - more than just a pile of problems (Part 4)
Her medications were lost in a mess on the table, some were expired, from different doctors, and wrongly labelled.
Jun 17, 2020
Hoarding - more than just a pile of problems (Part 3)
His flat was so stacked up with items he collected from outside that the door could not open fully.
Jun 10, 2020
Hoarding - more than just a pile of problems (Part 2)
An elderly lady was standing at the 18th floor corridor of a HDB block next to our centre, trying to commit suicide.
Jun 3, 2020
Hoarding - more than just a pile of problems (Part 1)
You may even be living next to or with someone who hoards and are finding it difficult to manage the problems that come with hoarding.