Looking After Helen | Singapore’s Elderly Poor | CNA Insider

Category : Seniors & Elderly
Looking After Helen | Singapore’s Elderly Poor | CNA Insiderby Roxy-Publishingon.Looking After Helen | Singapore’s Elderly Poor | CNA InsiderAlone for 17 years after her husband died, Helen was falling prey to dementia, loneliness and squalor in her one-room flat. Until this turned her life around. This is part of a special package on elderly poverty in Singapore, Myanmar, Vietnam and South Korea: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/cnainsider/elderly-poverty-series Caring for aging parents is something most adult children worry […]

Alone for 17 years after her husband died, Helen was falling prey to dementia, loneliness and squalor in her one-room flat. Until this turned her life around.

This is part of a special package on elderly poverty in Singapore, Myanmar, Vietnam and South Korea: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/cnainsider/elderly-poverty-series

Caring for aging parents is something most adult children worry about, but for Asian Americans cultural obligations exist that can lead to challenges, as Kyung Yoon reports.

Show: Asian American Life
Aired: December 2014

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6 Responses

  1. axel blazeAugust 2, 2018 at 11:29 am

    Thats a really nice thing to hear from sg ,its a really nice community , good job !

  2. J CAugust 2, 2018 at 12:00 pm

    she is so joyful.

  3. Texting JustinAugust 2, 2018 at 12:50 pm

    I love these elderly people they so cute and funny when talking

  4. Dyed BlissAugust 2, 2018 at 1:01 pm

    Aww ? her pretty morning song in the beginning

  5. MochiminAugust 2, 2018 at 1:07 pm

    I thought i was the only one who cried watching this… omgd so touching i love volunteering and doing things like this cause it teaches me not to take my parents for granted and appreciate all the good things in life ?❤️

  6. Just SofiaAugust 2, 2018 at 1:30 pm

    Such a heartwarming video! Love it! Such an amazing lady! Super cute! Amazing!