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Article Are elderly lives worth less than others?
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (INSIGHT)  05/08/2018

Arguments in favour of assisted dying for the elderly are rooted in the belief that the lives of the elderly are not worth as much as other people's.
Such a stand devalues the elderly by giving them less protection from their suicidal desires than others.   (335 words)
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Article Social exclusion increases risk of cognitive impairment
By: YANG YI FOR THE STRAITS TIMES,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (OPINION)  02/08/2018

Our data shows that 13.71 per cent of the elderly in 2002 experienced social exclusion; 14.9 per cent of older women and 12.4 per cent of men; and 16.3 per cent of rural elderly people and 9 per cent of urban elderly people.
We then looked at whether social exclusion leads to cognitive impairment to a certain extent.   (1284 words)
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Article Help elderly deal with pains of ageing
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (OPINION)  03/08/2018
It said that elderly suicides last year were "an alarming 123 per cent of that in 2011".
The number of elderly folk taking their own lives remains small, and this also needs to be seen in the context of a growing elderly population. But these numbers do not include attempted suicides.   (489 words)
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The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (LITTLE RED DOT)  12/03/2019

In your speech, include the following information:
• why elderly pedestrians remain a high concern;
• what the elderly can do to remain safe as pedestrians; and
• what the elderly need to look out for as pedestrians.
You may reorder the points. Write in complete sentences.   (721 words)
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Article Elderly suicides at all-time high
By: GILAINE NG & DAVID SUN,   The New Paper  The New Paper  (NEWS FRONT PAGE)  30/07/2018

SOS figures show that 3,886 elderly women called its hotline last year, more than double the 1,766 elderly male callers.
Dr Balhetchet said this is because women are more likely to reach out for help while men tend to keep to themselves and try to solve their problems alone.   (695 words)
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Article Guidance and support key to beating cancer in old age
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (MIND & BODY)  20/03/2018

In view of the increasing number of elderly cancer patients in Singapore, the National University Cancer Institute, Singapore plans to pilot a new clinic designed for elderly cancer patients in the second half of this year.   (708 words)
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Article Increased access to subsidised end-of-life care helps ease seniors' concerns
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FORUM)  06/08/2018
These help to alleviate the financial concerns of the elderly facing terminal illnesses.
Not all elderly people who attempt suicide suffer from terminal illnesses.
There needs to be a comprehensive evaluation to identify specific unmet needs that compel the elderly to hasten death.   (392 words)
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Article Deliveroo rallies customers, riders, eateries to provide meals for elders in need
By: CHAN WAI PENG,   The Business Times  The Business Times  (UPFRONT)  23/11/2019
The meals will be prepared by Chang Cheng group, Deliveroo's restaurant partner, and designed in consultation with TOUCH community services to suit the dietary requirements of the elderly. They will be delivered by more than 20 volunteer riders to TOUCH's elderly clients from late November 2019 until January 2020.   (343 words)
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Article Elderly crime on the rise in greying Japan
By: WALTER SIM JAPAN CORRESPONDENT IN TOKYO,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (WORLD)  28/12/2018
But the White Paper also noted that 19 per cent of elderly men and 34 per cent of elderly women reoffended within two years of being fined for non-violent theft.   (688 words)
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Article Healthcare on wheels big help to residents
By: LIM MIN ZHANG,   The New Paper  The New Paper  (NEWS)  30/07/2018
Elderly benefit from Singapore Red Cross' community healthcare programme
The sight of an elderly woman carrying a large pair of scissors to a community healthcare programme was worrying for Singapore Red Cross social worker Su Huiting.   (445 words)
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