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Your guide to Eldercare and Caregiving

Targeted at caregivers and seniors, NEXTSTEP is a treasure trove of inspiring stories and useful resources on Community Care services. Subscribe now for caregiving stories and updates on care services at your fingertips!

NEXTSTEP is the proud winner of the following publishing awards:
  • CMA 2014: Gold Award
  • Aster Awardw 2017: Gold Award
  • 2017 Health Care PR & Marketing Awards: Honourable Mention
  • CMA 2018: Finalist

Take the next step forward with us towards living and ageing well!


Check out our latest issue, and past issues in electronic form here.



Downloa​​d our latest copy: Year 2019 Issue 1


Let the stories this issue inspire you to make that first step towards volunteering. For those of you who are already on the volunteering journey, continue the good work that you do!

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Previous Issues​

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> Issue 1

Find out what intermediate and long-term care is all about.​


> Issue 2

Read about an 81-year-old volunteer caregiver and his care recipient.

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> Issue 3

Read about common mental health disorders and myths about mental illness.


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> Issue 4

​Learn about the options in caring for your loved one at home.


> Issue 5

​Find out about means-testing and how it helps you to pay for your long-term care.


> Issue 6

Learn how AIC's Mobile Eldercare Locator (now called Mobile E-care Locator) app can help you find health and social care services.


> Issue 7

The enhanced Singapore Silver Pages is now a one-stop resource portal on eldercare and caregiving.

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>​Issue 8

Learn about the Caregivers Training Grant, find out from caregivers how to tap on financial help to support you in caring for your loved ones at home.


>Issue 9

Singapore's Pioneer Generation are in the limelight in this issue of NEXTSTEP, which talks about the efforts made to recognise their achievements, and what kind of benefits they may qualify for.

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Issue 10

In this issue, we introduce our new AICare Link branch at Maxwell. We also discuss the new MediShield ​Life, and tackle some questions people with Integrated Shield Plans (IPs) may have.

>Issue 11 (Year 2016 Issue 1)

Find out how technology can be used to help caregivers and seniors lead the lives they want, in their communities where they can be surrounded by family and friends.​

>Year 2016 Issue 2

This issue, we introduce you to “Home First”. Home First focuses on exploring community care services and support first, delaying the need for institutional care as long as possible.​

>Year 2016 Issue 3

T​his issue of NEXTSTEP, we find out how individuals and groups of people, such as grassroots leaders, foodstall owners, agencies and more, can help anyone live well in their community. ​​​

>Year 2017 Issue 1

This issue, we turn the spotlight on care professionals. Many of them toil behind the scenes to ensure caregivers and their loved ones can tap on Community Care support in their neighbourhoods, such as day care centres, home services, and more.​​​

>Year 2017 Issue 2

NEXTSTEP charts the caregiving journey with some inspiring caregivers and their loved ones. Find out more about how you can take charge of your own well-being even while looking after someone else. Click on the image to read the soft copy of our magazine!

>Year 2017 Issue 3

NEXTSTEP takes a look at how volunteers work with different Community Care organisations, grassroots and government agencies to support our seniors and caregivers through the Community Networks for Seniors (CNS) and other initiatives.

>Year 2018 Issue 1

NEXTSTEP revisits the topic of self-care with Caregivers to understand how respite and the support from their families and care staff helped sustain them in their caregiving journey. Click on the image to read the soft copy of our magazine!

>Year 2018 Issue 2

NEXTSTEP finds out how some seniors are ageing well in their own ways through their day-to-day experiences. Click on the image to read the soft copy of our magazine!

>Year 2018 Issue 3

We hope the stories and tips this issue will encourage people to take better care of their mental health, and create a more supportive community for people with mental health needs. Click on the image to read the soft copy of our magazine!

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Targeted at caregivers and seniors, NEXTSTEP is a treasure trove of inspiring stories and useful resources on Community Care services. Subscribe now and take the next step forward with us towards living and ageing well!
NextStep: Your guide to Eldercare and Caregiving