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ASPIRE55 Webinar Talkshow: "Changing Mindsets, Changing Lives" with Mrs Pauline Ong

  • 25 Jun 2020
  • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Singapore

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ASPIRE55 Webinar Talkshow: 

"Changing Mindsets, Changing Lives"

25 JUN (THURSDAY) | 1230pm

ASPIRE55 brings you interviews with fellow Singaporeans who are passionate and active in ideas that will change the future of how we age. Interviewed by Janice Chia, Founder of ASPIRE55 and Ageing Asia, the series will invite everyday Singaporeans who are passionate and active in ideas that will change the future of how we age. 

This week, we get to hear from the lifestyle ager, Mrs Pauline Ong (75) who, after decluttering and downsizing, enjoys life even more!


Webinar Programme:

12:30pm

Welcome attendees to webinar by Janice Chia, Founder, ASPIRE55, Singapore

12:45pm

"Changing Mindsets, Changing Lives" Webinar Talkshow with Mrs Pauline Ong

13:05pm

Q&A with participants moderated by Janice Chia

13:30pm

End of Programme

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This is a complimentary event, feel free to share with your friends and join us online. A video conference link for you to access the webinar will be sent to you on Wednesday. Participants do not need to turn on their video for this webinar.

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Speakers Biography:

 

Mrs Pauline Ong, Active Ageing Advisor, ASPIRE55 Pte Ltd, Singapore 

Mrs Pauline Ong is an Active Ageing Advisor for ASPIRE55. Originally from Shanghai, has lived in Singapore since 8. A pharmacist from, then, University of Singapore, has had worked in London with Boots. 1971-1976, changed her career to DBS. In 1978, returned to her profession, built Guardian Pharmacy (of Cold Storage Group) from one to a chain of 63, and a trading arm. In 1992, set up own consultancy, and was much sort after by Asia’s retail pharmacy chains. 1998-Dec 2016 she switched her energy and studied to be a volunteer museum guide (Docent) at 5 of NHB Museums and Indian Heritage Center. From 2002, is Advisor (especially for patients’ rights and care) to Alexandra, and Khoo Teck Puat Hospitals. 2017-2019, Co-Chaired Place Making Committee of Woodlands Health Campus ( ready 2022). In 2005, was awarded the Distinguished Science Alumni (NUS). Pauline, a grandmother, sings with two Methodist Choirs.



Ms Janice Chia, Founder & Managing Director, Ageing Asia Pte Ltd, Singapore

Influenced by the changing needs of her elders, Janice was inspired to start Ageing Asia to drive and nurture opportunities and the development of innovation and solutions that address the evolving needs of the rising ageing population in the region. Having accumulated a vast experience from visiting over 300 residential and aged care homes from over 15 countries since starting her practice in 2009, Janice has been actively involved in consulting organisations seeking global best practices in housing, health and care models that can be translated for the Asian market. She has also been quoted regularly in the media, such as the BBC, on Asia Pacific business trends in ageing. Janice has also launched several industry initiatives, including, ASPIRE55 Singapore – Asia’s first virtual retirement village, a wellbeing community that offers a combination of social, health and care services, but enables members to continue living in their existing homes.


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