Featured Coverage on Ageing Asia and our activities
Frontline on Channel 8 with Janice Chia – Aging with Independence: Redefining Care for Seniors!
Aired on September 1, 2023, Frontline challenges traditional caregiving norms by exploring the concept of elderly independence.
It highlights the “silver economy” and how seniors manage their resources, covering various aspects such as equipment, dietary needs, and more, while emphasizing the crucial role of support services, family involvement, and businesses adapting to aging sector trends due to the rapidly aging population.
Weekend Warrior with Janice Chia – Making Ageing a Disneyland for Every Elderly!
Join our founder, Janice Chia, on the Weekend Warrior show as she shares her heartwarming journey and passion for revolutionizing the ageing experience for the silver generation.
In this lively interview, Janice opens up about her cherished memories with her grandmother, whom she considers a best friend. Drawing inspiration from their close bond, she wants to make ageing a Disneyland of joy and excitement for every senior.
It’s International Ageing Week, and World Ageing Festival 2023 will be on 24th and 25th May! It boasts new innovations, product launches and showcases to a whopping 5,000 participants. Asia First’s Arnold Gay and Justine Moss speak with Associate Professor Carol Ma, Head of Gerontology Programmes at SUSS, the co-organiser of the festival.
SINGAPORE – Imagine you order a burger and fries, but settle for fried rice instead, because that is what the staff mistakenly served you.
That is the kind of “attitude and behaviour” that the organiser of the pop-up cafe, Restaurant of Mistaken Orders, hopes to encourage among people in a greying society.
SINGAPORE: The way elderly people with multiple medical conditions are treated and the benefits of having them stay employed were among topics discussed at a symposium held by the Centre for Research on Successful Ageing (ROSA) on Tuesday (Nov 1).
The stereotypical image of older adults needs to change as Singapore’s population continues to age. There’s a longevity dividend for the workforce and for businesses catering to older consumers, says SUSS’ Dr Kelvin Tan. Read the full article here.
Ageing Asia 2020: World Ageing Festival (The hybrid edition) was featured on Singapore International Foundation Magazine Issue 1/2021. In this feature under ‘Big Idea’, our global speakers interviewed shared best practices and ideas on how to age well and in-place. And three of the first time product launches at the Ageing Asia Innovation Exhibition were also featured for their innovative solutions for the elder care sector. Read the full article here.
Janice was featured on Channel News Asia’s documentary, The Next Wave: Silver Spenders. She shares about the untapped potential of the silver economy where “by 2020, the potential spending power of people around Asia Pacific aged over 60 is going to reach US 3.3 trillion”.
Business can play a part in coping with Singapore’s ageing population
Together with the host of Money FM.89.3 radio segment – Career 360, Janice discusses the social and economic benefits of the ageing sector and embracing new ways of ageing, especially in investing in the longevity and providing a sense of purpose of generations to come.
A global survey of fitness trends suggests that exercise programmes for the elders will be a big trend. In a LIVE interview with the BBC World News, Janice was invited to talk about curated exercise programmes, health and fitness for older adults. An industry innovation of Ageing Asia and an Ageing Asia Alliance network member – Asia’s first virtual retirement village concept, was also featured in the news segment.