25 Mar 2019 to 23 Nov 2019
Lion Befrienders (Ghim Moh Senior Activities Centre)
Closing date: 26 Apr 2019
Number of sessions: 5
Note: There is a compulsory orientation briefing (29/04/2019) which you'll need to attend before embarking on befriending sessions with us! (Venue TBC)
Do you want to befriend the elderly and empower them through experiential learning? Then be part of Project Looking Glass, a project targeting elderly well-being in collaboration with Ghim Moh Lions Befrienders SAC! From running bingo and karaoke sessions, to organising excursions and leading elderly-friendly exercises, there will be plenty of opportunities for you to engage with the elderly while encouraging them to make their own decisions and take control of their lives.
Sessions are held at the Ghim Moh Lions Befrienders SAC, just a short 10 mins’ walk from Buona Vista MRT Station. Join us today!
|Session||Start Date & Time||End Time||Duration (hours)|
|Briefing Session (Venue TBC)||29/04/2019 03:00 PM||05:00 PM||2|
|Bingo with the Elderly (Session TBC)||02/05/2019 02:00 PM||05:00 PM||3|
|Flag Day with Lion Befrienders||04/05/2019 10:00 AM||04:00 PM||6|
|Interacting with the Elderly (Details TBC)||06/05/2019 02:00 PM||05:00 PM||3|
|Interacting with the Elderly (Details TBC)||08/05/2019 02:00 PM||05:00 PM||3|
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