365 Cancer Prevention Society is a registered full member of the Singapore National Council of Social Service (NCSS) with an Institution of Public Character (IPC) status. Our mission is to serve the community through our tri-fold mission – Cancer Prevention, Cancer Fighting and Cancer Education. We believe that cancer can be prevented and we seek to accomplish this through health and nutrition education, active promotion of healthy lifestyles and regular detox exercise programmes. In the fight against cancer, we provide practical and emotional support and care for our patients and their family members through residential and hospital visitations, counselling, nutrition assistance and wellness services. We also have Social Service Centres set up to provide a positive and encouraging environment, caregiving support and nutritious diet plans for our cancer patients.
Visit their website for more information: https://365cps.org.sg
Alzheimer’s Disease Association (ADA) was formed in 1990 because of a growing concern for the needs of persons living with dementia and their caregivers. Through our work, the Association hopes to reduce stigma by increasing awareness and understanding of dementia; enabling and involving persons living with dementia to be integrated and accepted in the community; and leading in the quality of dementia care services for persons living with dementia and their families.
Visit their website for more information: https://alz.org.sg/
Care Corner Seniors Services provides a range of holistic elder care and support programs to frail and vulnerable seniors thereby providing them ready access to resources necessary for their wellbeing and functioning. This is to ensure that these seniors experience value, respect and dignity as they age.
Visit their website for more information: www.carecorner.org.sg
The Central Provident Fund (CPF) is a comprehensive social security system that enables working Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents to set aside funds for retirement. To enable Singaporeans to have a secure retirement, the CPF system also addresses healthcare, home ownership, family protection and asset enhancement. Established in 1955, the CPF continues to serve more than 4 million CPF members.
Visit their website for more information: www.cpf.gov.sg
Borne out of love and devotion by a group of parents of children with Down syndrome, Down Syndrome Association (Singapore) is primarily a self-funding, non-profit social service association established in 1996 to support and educate families, professionals and the public about the genetic condition. The Association is committed to provide holistic support for families and caregivers, enable a person with Down syndrome to attain his or her full potential and be able to contribute back to the society.
Visit their website for more information: www.downsyndrome-singapore.org
The Institute of Mental Health (IMH) is a 2,000-bed acute tertiary psychiatric hospital situated on a 23-hectare campus at Buangkok Green Medical Park. Set amidst serene surroundings, IMH offers a comprehensive range of psychiatric, rehabilitative and counselling services for children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly. IMH’s tradition of care started in 1928. We were the first mental hospital in Singapore, starting with some 1,000 patients. Since then, many advances have been made in treatment, training, and research. Our treatment integrates evidence-based therapies, supported by the departments of clinical psychology, nursing, occupational therapy, and medical social work, to provide holistic care for our patients. IMH is equipped with modern facilities, with 50 wards for inpatients and seven Specialist Outpatient Clinics. IMH also plays a key role in training the next generation of mental health professionals in Singapore. We train psychiatrists and mental health professionals through the NHG-AHPL Residency Programme for psychiatry and through collaborations with the local tertiary institutions.
Visit their website for more information: www.imh.com.sg
The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is deeply committed to journeying with patients every step of the way in their treatment and rehabilitative care, advocating kidney health to prevent kidney failure and making a difference in the renal landscape to benefit the community.
Visit their website for more information: www.nkfs.org
U Live is the community for NTUC members aged 55 years and above to encourage positive aging and healthy living. Through fun experiences and activities, U Live strives for active agers to embrace learning, stay relevant and to inspire others. The tagline "The Good Life" further signifies a new chapter for active agers, where they can look forward to many more productive and purposeful years ahead.
Visit their website for more information: www.ulive.sg
Tsao Foundation’s vision is of an inclusive society for all ages that optimizes opportunities in longevity. Established in Singapore in 1993, the goals of the non-profit family foundation are aligned to the MIPAA and WHO healthy ageing frameworks.
Through four major initiatives – the Hua Mei Centre for Successful Ageing, Hua Mei Training Academy, International Longevity Centre Singapore and Community for Successful Ageing (ComSA) – the Tsao Foundation pioneers and provides community-based, person-centred primary healthcare for adults aged 40 and above; builds capacity in professional and informal age care and self-care; fosters elder empowerment and community development; and initiates policy-relevant research and cross-sector partnerships in its advocacy for mindset and systemic change to actualise health, wellness and participation over the life course.
Visit their website for more information: www.tsaofoundation.org