Archive - November, 2011

Age-blind

At McDonald's Career Day.

McDonald’s Restaurants in Singapore was recently in the news for wanting to hire 600 seniors during its inaugural McDonald’s Career Day. The company has been a pioneer in hiring seniors, Agelessonline finds out more about its policies and being all-inclusive from Tan Kwang Cheak, senior director, Operations, Brand Extensions, Business Planning and Human Resources, McDonald’s Restaurants, Singapore:

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Lack of products for seniors

Later today, Philips Singapore will announce the winners of its Philips Future Living Spaces contest organised as part of the company’s 60th anniversary celebrations. The contest was organised to inspire the next generation to think of solutions to improve Singapore’s living spaces and issues such climate change, an ageing population, urbanisation and sustainability were brought up. More than 60 ideas were submitted by local tertiary students and 20 were shortlisted.

Of the finalists, 21-year-old Juventia Tjahyono from Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, was the only one who tackled the ageing population. Agelessvoice gets the low-down on her idea:

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