Active Health puts a new spin on active ageing

By Gary Yang Note: This photo is taken before the COVID-19 pandemic. If active ageing to you only means a group of seniors practising Tai Chi and playing chess at the void deck, stop stereotyping and check out what these awesome seniors are doing...
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The effects of ageing on sleep

Have you noticed that you are waking up earlier in the morning when it used to be impossible for you as a teenager to wake before 11am? You’re not alone. Sleeping habits change naturally as we age, especially in our older years. Hence, it is...
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Age well, age strong

Name: Serene TanAge: 60Medical History: Overweight, insomnia, mood swings
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Strength training for seniors

Photo: Active Health The saying goes “You never know what you have till it is gone”. This applies to the human body and its strength. Between ages 30 to 60, there is a steady decline of muscle strength. Because the initial rate of decline is so...
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9 best exercises for the elderly

    As our entire nation moves towards a more active lifestyle with island-wide initiatives like the National Steps Challenge encouraging active participation from all, there's no reason for seniors to feel left out! Retirement shouldn’t be an...
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Can exercise prevent ageing?

    Singapore is bracing for a rapidly ageing populating in the decades to come, with healthcare facilities here slated to expand and cater to a predicted increase in treatment for age-related diseases. Ageing can be a daunting prospect, not just...
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