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Opening & Keynote: Improving Aged Care for the Community | TOYL Celebration

To kick off the TOYL Celebration 2022, hear from our distinguished speakers as they address the community's role in supporting the needs of ageing persons. By complementing technology with the right care framework and support systems within the community, we can significantly improve their quality of life.

  • Prof. Ian Philp (Keynote speaker) - The early findings on the usage of ACT Assess and Connect tool to promote preventive care for older people in 22 countries.

  • Dr Ng Wai Chong - Findings from different community-based projects that apply a set of strategic framework to promote healthy ageing in Singapore and across South East Asia.

Opening remarks by: Guest-of-Honour, Mr Tan Kiat How, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Communications and Information & Ministry of National Development (Singapore), Mr Ng Cher Pong, Chief Executive Officer, National Library Board (Singapore) & Prof. Cheong Hee Kiat, President, Singapore University of Social Sciences (Singapore)

Presented by : Prof. Ian Philp, Founder, Age Care Technologies (United Kingdom) & Dr Ng Wai Chong, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, NWC Longevity Practice (Singapore)

Moderated by : Assoc. Prof. Carol Ma, Singapore University of Social Sciences (Singapore)

Date and Time

Sat, 1 October 2022, 10:00 – 12:00 Singapore Standard Time Singapore Time



How can we make the journey of ageing a better one? By reconnecting to our past, examining our present, and striving towards the future, we will reimagine how this voyage can be made more gratifying. Join us to connect with gerontology experts and community partners as we delve into facets of ageing like caregiving, gerontechnology, lifelong learning, and physical and mental well-being.

Jointly brought to you by the National Library Board (NLB) and Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS).


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