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Courses And Workshops To Support Seniors

by | Mar 23, 2024 | Caregivers Support, Caregiving, Community, Resources

As one approaches their silver years, one would likely choose to age gracefully with dignity and stay as healthy as possible. However, we know for a fact that that might not always be the case. Thankfully, there are opportunities around which supports seniors and allows seniors to make the best out of their silver years. From courses which offer tips on how to manage one’s medical conditions to activities organised specially for seniors to interact with other seniors, there are a plethora of courses and workshops to help seniors make the best out of their silver years.

Here, we shortlist some upcoming courses and workshops that are catered towards supporting seniors in their silver years:

Date Event Name Host of Event Location Timing / Duration About this event
Online Basics of Smart Money Management Multiple providers available Webinar 4 hrs This financial literacy course imparts practical money management tips! 

This course also introduces the use of CPF digital and cashless payment services, raises awareness of scams and shares tips to avoid becoming a scam victim. 

23 Mar 2024 Master your immunity Eu Yan Sang Singapore Csuites, 2 Tanjong Katong Road, #05-01 PLQ 3 Singapore, 437161 1230 –  1730 Learn how TCM herbs like Lingzhi and Cordyceps can strengthen and fortify you and your family’s overall health and immunity
25 Mar 2024 Photowalk in Chinatown | Jalan-jalan Art National Library Board Library@chinatown – Programme Zone 1500 – 1730 hrs Embark on a captivating photo walk through Chinatown’s historically rich and vibrant streets. This beginner-friendly workshop is designed to immerse participants in the art of street photography, unveiling the “what, why, and how” of capturing compelling narratives within the bustling tapestry of urban life.
30 Mar 2024 Day in the life of an urban farmer Tzu Chi Humanistic Youth Centre Tzu Chi Humanistic Youth Centre 0930 –  1130 Farm tour stations include meeting the chickens, experiencing the sensory garden and learning about sustainable farming practices .

After which, unleash your inner chef and savor the satisfaction of crafting your own wholesome, farm-to-table creations while connecting with new friends.

1 Apr 2024 Watercolour Painting Course (Beginner) Brahm Centre Brahm Centre @ MacPherson 1430 –  1630 In this water colour beginners’ course, participants will learn the basic techniques of water colour painting, working on different themes, so that they can not only paint with confidence but also have fun and joy at the same time as they engage in this therapeutic art form.

Painting brings about benefits such as improving mental health and mood, stimulating focus,

improving memory and cognitive function.

2 Apr 2024 Mindfulness Foundation Course Brahm Centre Brahm Centre @ Tampines 1500 –  1700 This 4-sessions course will teach you how secular mindfulness can reduce stress, improve your mental health and enhance your wellbeing.
13 Apr 2024 Batik Painting Course Brahm Centre Brahm Centre @ Tampines 1000 –  1220 Learn basic skills in using cold wax outliner, standard dyes and fixer (colour fastness) to create your batik works.
9 May 2024 World Ageing Festival 2024 Ageing Asia Marina Bay Sands Singapore

10 Bayfront Avenue Singapore, 018956

1000 – 1730 Engage with top health experts, discover holistic well-being strategies, and explore products and services that enhance your quality of life. Our seminar covers crucial topics like heart health, diabetes management, cancer prevention, and dementia awareness.

 

Conclusion

With a myriad of courses and events available, we hope you find something that may be beneficial or something that is to your interest.

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