04 Dec '11, 11pm

Health checks for seniors at roadshows: The roving roadshows, Healthy Living @ South West, will give 2000 senior...

Regular check-ups for the elderly in neighbourhoods like Jurong and Choa Chu Kang will be made easier, with a new series of health-screening roadshows to be held in the South West District over the next three years. The roving roadshows, Healthy Living @ South West, will give 2,000 senior residents in the area check-ups for physical functions that decline with age, such as vision, hearing and oral health. In Hong Kah North, where the roadshow was launched on Sunday, a network of 19 general practitioner clinics and eight dental clinics in the neighbourhood has already been set up to give the seniors follow-up checks. At the launch of the health programme yesterday in Hong Kah North, South West District Mayor Amy Khor said the health of senior citizens tends to go unmonitored because they do not have access to health screenings or follow-ups with their doctors. Please enable...

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