Grey fingers: Ageing Singapore uses gardening to fight loneliness

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By Beh Lih Yi SINGAPORE, July 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Since her mother died last year, 74-year-old Lim Yeo Hong has been living alone in a flat on the outskirts of Singapore, scavenging for cardboard scraps which she sells for a living. The only time she meets anyone is once a month when she […]

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