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Infusion of new technology to benefit seniors in active ageing

Zafirah Salim | Oct. 8, 2015
Tablets, senior-friendly applications and a robot capable of conducting exercises will soon benefit 25 senior activity centres nationwide.

"This is certainly a positive shift from the current practice, where patients have to physically visit the hospital and wait to see a doctor for a change in prescription... As chronic diseases become more prevalent with a graying population, IT has immense potential to make healthcare more accurate and reliable; and at the same time, more convenient and comfortable for our seniors," said Dr Yaacob.


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