April 23, 2021 4 min read
Due to travel restrictions amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, we find ourselves unable to bring our loved ones on overseas trips. Thankfully, Singapore's position as a leading attractions destination makes us spoilt for choice when deciding where to visit locally. For our elderly loved ones who have mobility issues, it is important to consider if attractions are accessible and elderly-friendly.
Here we've drawn up 10 'must-see' Singapore attractions which you can take your elderly loved ones to!
#1. Gardens By the Bay
Gardens by the Bay offers visitors a vibrant view of lush greenery and fascinating floral displays. It is designed to cater to everyone including those who require mobility aids.
Check out Grandma Lily and her pink HappyWheels Lightweight Travel Rollator admiring the lush greenery at Gardens by The Bay.
#2. Universal Studios Singapore
Anyone can have fun at Universal Studios Singapore (USS), young or old. Themed sections of the park cater to all interests, and some rides even offer better assistance in transferring wheelchair users from chair to ride.
Check out our HappyWheels Lightweight Ergonomic Pushchair, which has adjustable armrests and slightly curved backrest so users can sit comfortably for longer durations.
Known as Singapore's version of the 'London Eye', the Singapore Flyer offers magnificent views of the city from up high, especially during sunset. At 165m, it is one of the world’s largest Giant Observation Wheels as well as one of Asia’s biggest tourist attractions.
Check out our HappyWheels Travel Chair Portable Wheelchair, that is suitable for short trips like this, and is small enough to move through crowded spaces.
#4. Singapore Discovery Centre
For some intergenerational bonding, you can consider visiting the Singapore Discovery Centre. Ideal for both Singaporeans and tourists, the Singapore Discovery Centre uses innovative methods to showcase aspects of Singapore's history and culture through their exhibits.
#5. River Safari Singapore
River Safari Singapore is the first river-themed zoo in Asia to feature aquarium, freshwater attractions and river boat rides as their major attraction. View interesting river species in comfortable galleries or head outdoors for a relaxing River Cruise!
#6. Singapore Science Centre
Having recently gone through a $38-million revamp exercise, the Singapore Science Centre is ready to wow and educate visitors of all ages and abilities. It boasts one of the country's largest collections of scientific and educational exhibits.
#7. Asian Civilisations Museum
Just 5 minutes away from Raffles Place MRT, the Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) focuses not just only on Singapore’s ancestral culture but also the rich artistic heritage of Asia. For locals and tourists alike, the ACM provides a comfortable environment in which to experience more of what the region has to offer.
#8. Night Safari
Our Night Safari is the world first nocturnal zoo and home to close to 2,500 animals of over 130 species. Did you know that being around animals can help to increase feelings of happiness and wellbeing in everyone, regardless of age? Furthermore, experience a novel zoo experience under the starry skies!
#9. National Museum of Singapore
The National Museum of Singapore is the oldest museum in Singapore and gives visitors a multimedia experience of Singapore's history and archaeological heritage.
#10. Botanic Gardens
Singapore Botanic Gardens was recently awarded UNESCO World Heritage Site status, with more than 74 hectares of green grounds for families to explore and enjoy.
Check out our range of Foldable Walking Canes, which comes in 15 designs, including some floral ones. They not only work as great walking aids, they also look nice in pictures together with the flora and fauna of Singapore.
Mobility Aids For Rent - Including Wheelchairs, Walkers and Rollators.
If you're visiting Singapore or planning to bring your parents on around Singapore to use your SingapoRediscover Vouchers, do check out our Lightweight Portable Wheelchair & Pushchair Rental, EZ Fold-N-Go Walker & Rollator Rental and HappyWheels Rollator Free Trial options. Get the best out of your trip with these mobility aids.
For other travel-related products for your loved ones, check out our travel range. This range includes our popular travel products such as our HappyWheels Travel Chair Portable Wheelchair, HappyWheels Lightweight Travel Rollator, foldable & height adjustable Walking Canes.
When it comes to helping our elderly loved ones live more independent and healthy lives, the best thing we can do is to provide them with the right elderly equipment so that they feel comfortable and safe. At The Golden Concepts, we are committed to improving the quality of life of elderly persons and our products are designed to address a wide range of diverse needs. If you need help finding a wheelchair with detachable arms, geriatric chair for elderly, or any other eldercare equipment, contact us today and we will be happy to serve you.
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