ALFA was featured in The Edge Singapore on 03 Sep 2018.
In the 1980s series The Golden Girls, four elderly women become housemates. Despite arguing incessantly, they enjoy each other’s companionship. The sitcom comes to mind as Dr Belinda Wee relates her experience of running Singapore’s first retirement village-styled facility at a recent seminar.
“Yes, they do argue with each other,” Wee says of the eight residents in St Bernadette’s Lifestyle Village in Bukit Timah, one of two assisted living facilities (ALFs) she co-founded. “But isn’t that what keeps you alive? It is relationships that keep you active, and give you something to look forward to every day.”
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