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By Peggy Teo,Kalyani Mehta,Leng Leng Thang,Angelique Chan

Older individuals are usually portrayed as social and monetary burdens simply because pensions, future health and social care need to face up to expanding previous age dependency ratios. because of an absence of entry to illustration or a scarcity of social and financial energy, older humans have came across few possibilities to have their voices heard, making age an immensely political factor.


Written via a powerful group of authors, this book offers an in-depth research of the event of ageing in Singapore reading key matters reminiscent of well-being, paintings, housing, relations ties and care giving. It seems at how social categorization enters into lifestyle to clarify the a number of meanings of age and id encountered in a swiftly altering economic system and society.


Providing unique severe discourse from Asian writers recording Asian voices, Ageing in Singapore will entice a large readership and is a useful source for coverage makers, provider practitioners and students engaged on Asian gerontology.

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