Looking After Helen | Singapore's Elderly Poor | CNA Insider

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Alone for 17 years after her husband died, Helen was falling prey to dementia, loneliness and squalor in her one-room flat. Until this turned her life around.

This is part of a special package on elderly poverty in Singapore, Myanmar, Vietnam and South Korea: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/cnainsider/elderly-poverty-series

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