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Course Duration

6 hours

Type of course

Short Courses

Campus where course is offered

ITE College Central

Discover how you can strengthen your mental resilience and well-being, which are important factors of successful ageing. Join us to learn about mental well-being and the common issues affecting it. In our daily lives, we may face stressors which affect our ability to experience life in a positive manner and could increase our vulnerability to mental health difficulties. Through experiential learning, this course will help you pick up practical tips to enhance and maintain your mental well-being.

Fee for this course can be paid using SkillsFuture Credits. Visit for more information.

SkillsFuture Course Ref No: TGS-2021008318

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What you'll learn

1) Participants will be able to identify and discuss:

- Changes associated with ageing that challenge seniors’ mental well-being

- Factors that promote mental well-being and resilience

- Common mental well-being issues of stress, anxiety and depression, and their signs and symptoms

- Complications of mental ill-being

- Stress and its physiological reactions

2) Participants will be able to apply practical tips on:

- How to maintain mental well-being as we age

- Medical and professional care: What, Where, When and How to seek help

3) Participants will be able to identify positive attitudes and mindsets to cultivate for enhancing and sustaining mental well-being, namely:

- Accepting mental health issues as being a common human experience, overcoming the prejudices and stigma against them

- Confident that anyone can overcome mental health issues with a positive mindset and some external help

- Have empathy and motivation to reach out to and connect with families and friends as a means to strengthen mental well-being in oneself and others

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