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Living a healthy and long life is considered a gift. While none of us can control how long we will live, we can make choices that influence how we age optimally into our golden years.


Join our five-part series, as we dialogue with doctors, healthcare professionals and NGO leaders. Discover practical and philosophically-rich ways for us to keep the mind tuned in and the body tuned up through this series featuring evidence-based findings, reflections and lived experiences.


Whatever our age, and whether we are a caregiver or a recipient of care, the talks will help us understand the physical, mental and emotional changes that come with age.

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This series is in a hybrid format — you may choose to join us either (1) in-person at the venue by reserving a ticket on this page or (2) virtual participation via Zoom [click here].


Due to limited capacity, only those who have registered for the events will be admitted in the venue. Walk-in registrations are not available. Thank you for your kind understanding.


Disclaimer: The views expressed by the speakers in this webinar are their own and do not represent the opinions of The HEAD Foundation.

Agenda

Wednesday, October 26, 2022


4

30PM

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6

00PM

Part 1 | Mindful Ageing

Ageing brings with it psychological changes which impact our memory, personality and behaviour. Prof Kua and Dr Ang will talk about the changes to our brain and mind as we age, and suggest how we can age with dignity and grace by maintaining cognitive health.

Wednesday, November 2, 2022


4

30PM

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6

00PM

Part 2 | Ageing with Physical Confidence

Physical health is key to ageing well. What changes should we expect as our body ages biologically? How can we maintain our mobility and physical wellbeing into our golden years? Prof Tay and Dr Au will share their vast knowledge and insights on healthy ageing.

Wednesday, November 16, 2022


4

30PM

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6

00PM

Part 3 | Getting Age-Prepared

Can the phrase, “The Best Years of Your Life,” be more than an oft-spoken cliché? Prof Wong and Foong Ming will tell us how we can find peace of mind and live a more fulfilled life with practical tools that help ourselves and our family plan and navigate the realities of ageing.

Wednesday, November 30, 2022


4

30PM

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6

00PM

Part 4 | TCM for Ageing

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) holds a very different philosophy when it comes to lifestyle, fitness, and the prevention and treatment of diseases. Hear from Dr Goh and Dr Tan on ageing well holistically and how TCM solutions can make a real difference.

Wednesday, December 7, 2022


4

30PM

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6

00PM

Part 5 | Philosophy of Ageing

Why do we need philosophy in ageing? Prof Cheung will answer this question in this final session of the series.

Wednesday, October 26, 2022


4

30PM

-

6

00PM

Part 2 | Ageing with Physical Confidence

Physical health is key to ageing well. What changes should we expect as our body ages biologically? How can we maintain our mobility and physical wellbeing into our golden years? Prof Tay and Dr Au will share their vast knowledge and insights on healthy ageing.

Wednesday, October 26, 2022


4

30PM

-

6

00PM

Part 3 | Getting Age-Prepared

Can the phrase, “The Best Years of Your Life,” be more than an oft-spoken cliché? Prof Wong and Foong Ming will tell us how we can find peace of mind and live a more fulfilled life with practical tools that help ourselves and our family plan and navigate the realities of ageing.

Wednesday, October 26, 2022


4

30PM

-

6

00PM

Part 4 | TCM for Ageing

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) holds a very different philosophy when it comes to lifestyle, fitness, and the prevention and treatment of diseases. Hear from Dr Goh and Dr Tan on ageing well holistically and how TCM solutions can make a real difference.

Wednesday, October 26, 2022


4

30PM

-

6

00PM

Part 5 | Philosophy of Ageing

Why do we need philosophy in ageing? Prof Cheung will answer this question in this final session of the series.

Speakers

  • Series Moderator | Adj Asst Prof Maleena Suppiah Cavert (Chief Wellbeing Officer at National University Health System (NUHS))

    Series Moderator | Adj Asst Prof Maleena Suppiah Cavert

    Chief Wellbeing Officer at National University Health System (NUHS)

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  • Part 1 | Prof Kua Ee Heok (Emeritus Consultant at Dept of Psychological Med, NUH)

    Part 1 | Prof Kua Ee Heok

    Emeritus Consultant at Dept of Psychological Med, NUH

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  • Part 1 | Dr Ang Peng Chye (Chairman at Dementia Singapore)

    Part 1 | Dr Ang Peng Chye

    Chairman at Dementia Singapore

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  • Part 2 | Prof Tay Boon Keng (Emeritus Consultant at Orthopaedic Surgery department in Singapore General Hospital (SGH))

    Part 2 | Prof Tay Boon Keng

    Emeritus Consultant at Orthopaedic Surgery department in Singapore General Hospital (SGH)

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  • Part 2 | Dr Lydia Au (Head of the Division of Geriatric Medicine at JurongHealth Campus)

    Part 2 | Dr Lydia Au

    Head of the Division of Geriatric Medicine at JurongHealth Campus

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  • Part 3 | Prof Wong Poh Kam (Emeritus Professor at NUS Business School)

    Part 3 | Prof Wong Poh Kam

    Emeritus Professor at NUS Business School

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  • Part 3 | Lee Foong Ming (Manager (Programme & Volunteer Management) at Society for WINGS)

    Part 3 | Lee Foong Ming

    Manager (Programme & Volunteer Management) at Society for WINGS

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  • Part 4 | A/Prof Tan Chay Hoon (Associate Professor at Pharmacology at National University of Singapore (NUS))

    Part 4 | A/Prof Tan Chay Hoon

    Associate Professor at Pharmacology at National University of Singapore (NUS)

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  • Part 4 | Dr Goh Chye Tee (Consultant Physician and former Director of NTU Chinese Medicine Clinic)

    Part 4 | Dr Goh Chye Tee

    Consultant Physician and former Director of NTU Chinese Medicine Clinic

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  • Part 5 | Prof Cheung Chan Fai (Former Chairman of the Department of Philosophy at The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

    Part 5 | Prof Cheung Chan Fai

    Former Chairman of the Department of Philosophy at The Chinese University of Hong Kong

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  • Part 5 | Dr Kanwaljit Soin (Orthopaedic and Hand Surgeon, Former Nominated Member of Parliament)

    Part 5 | Dr Kanwaljit Soin

    Orthopaedic and Hand Surgeon, Former Nominated Member of Parliament

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Tickets

  • Part 5 | Philosophy of Ageing

    Free

    7 Dec, 4.30pm (In-person)

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