Caregiver Support & Network

Caregiver Support and Network aims to promote self-care by providing a platform for caregivers to nurture interests, learn skills, and connect with other caregivers.

 

Have a time of respite as you engage with other caregivers in group activities. By taking time to recharge, you can take better care of yourself and your loved ones for the long haul.

Pick your sessions below:

Canto-lingo with Songs

Chair Yoga

Date with Donnie

Knits & Knots (Knitting for Beginners) [Fully subscribed]

Relax with Zentangle [Fully subscribed]

Strum & Sing (Guitar Basic) – Mandarin 弹唱吉他班(基础 )– 华语 [Fully subscribed]

The Doodling Garden [Fully subscribed]


Canto-lingo with Songs

Learn basic Cantonese in a fun and interactive way – with music and conversation!

Date & Time Session Venue
17 Sep 2021
2.30-3.30pm
粤语歌: 笑看风云 Held via Zoom
29 Oct 2021
2.30-3.30pm
粤语歌: 真的爱你 Held via Zoom


Chair Yoga

Begin your day with a basic yoga session! Ms Priscilla Tan, who is also a caregiver, will facilitate a session of Chair Yoga where we will be doing breathing exercises and simple chair yoga poses suitable for all ages.

Good to prepare:

  1. Sturdy chair with backing (no wheels)
  2. Drinking water and towel

Date & Time Venue
9 Oct 2021
10.30-11.30am
Held via Zoom


Date with Donnie

Music heals the soul and calms the mind. Unwind your day and make a date with Donnie, as he relaxes your mind with familiar tunes.

Date & Time Description Venue
13 Oct 2021
7.30-8.30pm
Theme: Happy Songs
There’s every reason to be happy, especially in music. Let us sing along to tunes that bring us cheer!
Language: English / Mandarin / Cantonese
Held via Zoom


Knits & Knots (Knitting for Beginners)  [Fully subscribed]

Learn the basics of knitting while connecting with other caregivers in a fun-filled environment. Join Belinda and Katherine, a mother-daughter duo, on weekly knitting sessions from January 2021.

Date & Time Description Venue
Weekly sessions
10.30am-12pm
Limited to 10pax 20 Bendemeer Road, #01-02,
BS Bendemeer Centre, Singapore 339914


Relax with Zentangle  [Fully subscribed]

Zentangle® is an easy and fun art form for all ages, with no art experience required. Create beautiful art with gratitude and mindfulness in this series of 6 sessions. A one-time material fee of $15 is payable in the first session. Participants are to commit to a series of 6 sessions.

Date & Time Venue
Series of 6 sessions held weekly 20 Bendemeer Road, #01-02,
BS Bendemeer Centre, Singapore 339914


Strum & Sing (Guitar Basic) – Mandarin
弹唱吉他班(基础 )– 华语  [Fully subscribed]

In these 10 weekly guitar lessons, you will be learning basic techniques of guitar strumming. At the end, you will be mastering a simple song.

Date & Time Venue
Series of 10 sessions held weekly 20 Bendemeer Road, #01-02,
BS Bendemeer Centre, Singapore 339914


The Doodling Garden

Free your imagination and express your emotions through doodle art. Participants are required to attend all 6 sessions.

Date & Time Venue
Weekly Monday afternoons from 13 Sep to 18 Oct
2.30-4.15pm
Held via Zoom

Note: Due to COVID-19, most of the sessions are conducted via Zoom. The mode of sessions may change subject to changing government measures due to COVID-19. Session(s) may be cancelled if minimum size is not met.

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