“Upcycling is different from recycling. Upcycling is the process of transforming trash or unwanted items into products perceived to be of greater quality or of some artistic or environmental value.” says Rachel Tan Wee Cho, participant of Upcycling Bag workshop at WINGS
The Council for Third Age (C3A) and the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) have launched a set of guidelines aimed at producing an effective learning environment for seniors. The Geragogy Guidelines include teaching methods like peer learning which senior learners relate better to. Society for WINGS attended the launch on 12 March 2021 and we encourage our trainers to incorporate the guidelines when conducting courses offered at WINGS. A copy of the guidelines can be downloaded from www.c3a.org.sg
“It affects your whole being – that’s why it’s so frustrating. But the word menopause didn’t even occur to me.” says Jane Koh, Pilates Trainer at WINGS.
“Having roped in their friends, the Tans and four other volunteers crafted lesson plans and, along the way, roped in more volunteers from Society for Wings, a social service agency.”
“康盛医院目前与慈善团体雅乐妇女会 (WINGS) 合作开办陪月课程。自2009年开办课程的WINGS是本地提供陪月培训的业者之一，学费1550元的五天课程， 由竹脚妇幼医院和康盛医院的医生和护士教导如何为产妇和婴儿进行产后护理，准备健康营养的陪月餐，以及处理人际关系与沟通技巧。”
“IN celebration of International Women’s Day 2019, WINGS (Women’s Initiative for Ageing Successfully) organised an intergenerational lunch on Saturday to celebrate the lives of women who are over the age of 40…”
“The other, organised by the Women’s Initiative for Ageing Successfully (WINGS), targets women above 40 years old who are seeking nanny skills to assist their children who are expecting a new child, or to work as confinement nannies to supplement their family’s income.”
“Learning about song structure, voice projection and breathing techniques made me more confident about singing in public and I can better express myself through song.” says Madam Susan Teo, solo performer at 2018 Chingay Parade.
“For the Deepavali Open House, which drew 9,308 visitors, Mdm Halimah invited some members from active ageing non-profit organisation Society for Wings (Women’s Initiative for Ageing Successfully), who were guided around by students from Singapore Polytechnic.”
“哈莉玛指出，总统府拥有多个花园，是个美丽的地方，因此她希望让更多普通民众有机会进入总统府。 为此，她昨天特地邀请社会福利团体雅乐妇女会(Society for WINGS) 的19名成员前来，并由新加坡理工学院学生带领他们游览总统府园地。”