Dr Philip Poi Jun Hua

Recent and archived articles by Dr Philip Poi Jun Hua

4 Mar 2012 | 12:00 AM

Exercise for a good mind!

Regular physical activity is one of the most effective ways of warding off illness, and keeping our brains from shrinking!

20 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM

Baby, drive my car

When are you too old to drive?

29 Aug 2010 | 12:00 AM

He ain’t heavy, he’s my father

Learning to care for ageing parents.

9 Aug 2009 | 12:00 AM

Forget me not

Caring for a memory- impaired parent.

18 May 2008 | 12:00 AM

Ageing with fun

Baby boomers need to take a few important steps to enable healthy and fun ageing.

4 Nov 2007 | 12:00 AM

Fall guys, and gals

THERE seems to be a surplus of articles exhorting you to prepare for your retirement. Most of them focus on reminding you to invest and save enough for a happy and comfortable life after work.

1 Oct 2006 | 12:00 AM

Waterworks gone awry

Do you really want to be 'pampered' when you are old?

6 Aug 2006 | 12:00 AM

The state of nursing homes


5 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

What’s that? Speak up!

SORRY, could you repeat that? Didn't catch that. What's with ? Such phrases are often heard over conversations in noisy environments such as parties, shopping malls and so on. This typically involves the older age group and unfortunately is often ignored and labelled 'old age' and 'can't be helped'.

9 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

A home fit to retire in

Many of us will stay in the same home when we retire. Familiar surroundings, shops, parks, and long-time friends make it difficult to consider uprooting and moving to a new location. Well-meaning and loving adult children will find this a common line when trying to persuade their ageing parent or parents to stay with them.