Mr Ganesh Kumar waters the plants he grows at Woodlands Botanical Garden. He hopes the flowers, biodiversity, and garden community will continue to grow and thrive.

Planting Marsiling’s Own Eden

Reeling from a series of personal tragedies, Mr Ganesh Kumar created a refuge for himself and his community in his neighbourhood garden.
Ms Jane Goh is the primary caregiver to her 84-year-old father, a person with Parkinson’s disease (PD) who requires constant monitoring. Jendah (left), the family helper, cares for Mr Goh when Ms Goh is at work.

Never Going Solo: Seeking Help with Caregiving

Those who care for people living with Parkinson’s disease can now count on support from the Temasek Foundation Parkinson’s Disease Community Care Programme.
Ms Emily Yap, a full-time nurse at Alexandra Hospital, is passionate about championing the needs of the elderly and lower-income individuals or families. For that reason, she started teaching digital skills to the elderly in her community in her spare time.

Helping the Elderly Navigate the Digital Frontier

From using online payment platforms to booking appointments at hospitals, Ms Emily Yap has made it her mission to help the elderly with basic digital literacy.