Thank you for your support of NSVM 2020!
We hope to spark new partnerships and continue to motivate seniors to keep embracing volunteerism in this new norm. While the NSVM 2020 Opening Ceremony has concluded, our work to drive senior volunteerism still continues.
Zoom Session 1
|A1||12.00pm - 12.55pm||
Beyond Dialysis - Be a Navigator of Hope by NKF
Kidney failure is an incurable disease. Without a transplant, a kidney patient must undergo dialysis treatment in order to sustain their lives. It is often a lonely and isolated journey.
|A2||1.00pm - 1.55pm||
Coping With New Norm of Volunteering by Institute of Mental Health
Join this sharing session on how to cope with the new norm of volunteering amidst this pandemic.
|A3||2.00pm - 2.55pm||
Cancer & Nutrition: Myths vs Facts by 365 Cancer Prevention Society
People and the media love to sensationalise on the link between cancer and nutrition. However, how many of these nutritional beliefs are scientific truths? Are you changing your diet based only on myths? In this session, we will answer some of the most frequently asked questions about cancer and nutrition.
|A4||3.00pm - 3.55pm||
Retire with a Purpose by RSVP Singapore
The communities around us could always use an extra helping hand, socially isolated seniors, at-risk students, those who have been marginalised or just someone who needs a listening ear.
You can be that someone who can make an impact in that person’s life. No matter how old you are, you can be the change in our community.
By volunteering, you will get to brighten someone’s day, touch their lives and be the friend they need. There are all sorts of community service programmes for seniors, from befriending others to serving at places of interests and to empowering others with life-long skills – the list is endless!
|A5||4.00pm - 4.55pm||
Dementia Awareness by Alzheimer's Disease Association
Dementia is a condition that causes progressive intellectual decline leading to increasing difficulties in coping with everyday activities. It is not a part of normal aging. Join in this session to learn about the signs and symptoms of dementia. What are the risks factors and ways to reduce it? Where to get help and how you could help others?
Zoom Session 2
|B2||1.00pm - 1.55pm||
5 Tips for Staying Mentally Sharp as a Senior! by Tsao Foundation
How do we stay mentally sharp throughout the ageing process? In this 30 min talk our volunteer trainer/s will be sharing a brain fitness online workshop they attended recently by the Tsao Foundation’s Learning Room. The highlights of the talk will include:
The talk will be followed by a short presentation by the Learning Room on the courses available for, and specifically designed for, seniors and senior volunteers interested in training other seniors for the Learning Room. Do join us for our upcoming workshops!
|B3||2.00pm - 2.55pm||
SingPass & SafeEntry by RSVP Singapore
Discover the importance of having your personal SingPass account and benefits of using SingPass Mobile! Learn how to set up the SingPass Mobile application and access the various government digital services, such as SafeEntry check-in. You will learn how to so do via a step by step guide. Last but not least, find out how to keep your SingPass account safe!
|B4||3.00pm - 3.55pm||
Smart Nation & Volunteerism: Why it matters by Smart Nation & Digital Government Office
Since the launch of Singapore’s Smart Nation Initiative in 2014, several innovative tech solutions have been developed to improve the way we live, work and play. Join this session to find out more about exciting Smart Nation projects such as the TraceTogether programme and LifeSG app, and gain insights into why volunteerism has an important role to play as Singapore progresses as a Smart Nation.
|B5||4.00pm - 4.55pm||
Distancing is Not Isolation by Care Corner Seniors Services Ltd
Distancing is Not Isolation
Zoom Session 3
|C2||1.00pm - 1.55pm||
Be an Effective Volunteer (BEV) 101 by RSVP Singapore
Hear about volunteerism from our experienced volunteer trainer at RSVP Singapore. If you are considering volunteering your skills, time and talent to the community, join us for a talk on “How to be an Effective Volunteer” when we will share in a nutshell the essentials for your volunteer journey including
|C5||4.00pm - 4.55pm||
8 Fun Facts about CPF by CPF
CPF is an essential component of our retirement planning. Thus, it is important to know your CPF, so as to benefit from it.
Note: Programme is subject to change.