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UN HUMAN RIGHTS EXPERT TELLS PAP GOVT TO LET ELDERLY S”POREANS AGE WITH DIGNITY

United Nations human rights expert Rosa Kornfeld-Matte today commended the Government of Singapore for its efforts and commitment to ensure that older persons fully enjoy their human rights. However, she noted that “addressing the needs of an ageing population requires laws and policies grounded in a human rights-based approach.” “I urge the authorities to ensure that all older persons in Singapore are able to age with dignity,” Ms. Kornfeld-Matte stressed

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HANDSOME SBS DRIVER WINS THE HEARTS OF ELDERLY PASSENGERS WITH KIND SERVICE

A young SBS driver was on duty with CT8 route, he was kind and caring to elderly people who boarded the bus. His celebrity-like X factor outlook also mesmorise us, a group of silver lining hair! He sure will have a bright future! It is rare to see young men nowadays to be polite and considerate to silver lining group like us. One main concern is he drove steadily, not too fast for the consideration of elderly people onboard his bus.

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SOLDIERS DIDN’T GIVE UP SEAT, PUT TO SHAME BY FOREIGN WORKER

At 6.30pm, on Thursday, I was on the DTL going towards Chinatown, on board was a group of blue clad soldiers, obviously from Mindef at Hillview. They were all sitting in a row. At Beauty World Station, an old man of about 75yrs got up and was tottering about with a walking-stick umbrella looking for a seat.

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KIND-HEARTED GUY HELPS ELDERLY MAN ACROSS ROAD & HAILS CAB FOR HIM

Yesterday, at Taman Jurong Superbowl, an old Chinese uncle was trying to get across the carpark. The uncle walked slowly, he has a leg problem. A young Malay guy then stepped up to help the uncle cross the carpark and he made sure that the elderly was keeping a safe distance from the cars. The guy then led the uncle to a safe spot and told him to sit and rest. The young guy then proceeded to run out to the main road, hailed a cab and the cab turned into the carpark to fetch the uncle.

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BEWARE! PRC PHONE SCAMMERS PREYING ON ELDERLY S’POREANS WITH LITTLE EDUCATION

You don't know me, and I could not possibly know you. A few days ago, you called my mother in Singapore, lied to her that she was being investigated by the PRC police for trafficking fake credit cards and money laundering, threatening her with arrest if she did not cooperate. Congratulations, you succeeded. My mother, a lowly-educated retired old woman, was duped. Duped by your ludicrous lines into giving you her life savings.

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ELDERLY GRANDMA LOST ENTIRE LIFE SAVINGS TO FOREIGN “DHL” PARCEL SCAMMERS

Someone I know was recently the victim of a phone scam. Yes, one of the "DHL" scams that has been reported on the news in recent months. The person is a 70 year old retiree. She is so risk adverse that her only form of investment is to put her money in fixed deposit accounts. Yet, over the course of 5 days, she almost lost her life's savings. What struck me was the level of control that the team of 3 scammers had over her

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