Tag: Ageing Population

PPP leader Goh Meng Seng’s manifesto focuses on MacPherson

Singapore -- People's Power Party founder Goh Meng Seng released his party's manifesto in a lengthy post on the official PPP Facebook page on...

Japanese researchers build robotic tail to help ageing population

Japanese researchers are pushing the boundaries of science by creating a robotic tail that extends innate bodily functions—a solution to keep the elderly mobile...

Singapore’s fertility slide continues, lowest number of babies in 8 years in 2018

Singapore—According to the Report on Registration of Births and Deaths 2018, the number of babies born in 2018 is the lowest in eight years....

PAP MP Amy Khor says elderly Singaporeans can help offset low birth rates by...

Senior Minister of State for Health, Amy Khor, has said that Singaporeans who are living longer can help to offset the low birth rates if...

Longer life expectancy adds to global disruption

A report by MAPFRE Economic Research shows that an aging population with a longer life expectancy is one of the greatest challenges of our...

Duke-NUS Medical School study shows more adults over 60 suffering from chronic diseases, struggling...

Singapore—A new study is showing that the proportion of people over the age of 60 who have three or even more chronic diseases almost...

HDB’s “Lease-Buy-Back” scheme caps Merdeka Gen Package’ promise of taking care of the elderly

In an effort to make Singapore not just Singaporean-friendly but also make it 'aged-person' friendly, the Housing and Development Board's (HDB) "Lease Buyback Scheme (LBS)"...

Lawyer Khush Chopra calls for total overhaul to deal with the problems of Singapore’s...

Khush Chopra, a local lawyer and advocate for change, featured a video on his Facebook page from Japanese broadcaster NHK world called “Singapore’s Other...

NEA announces 4 new funeral parlor sites to meet the needs of an ageing...

The National Environment Agency (NEA) announced on Tuesday, January 8, that four new funeral parlor sites will be launched to meet the growing demand...

Theirs is a sad, sad story

By Trinity Chua and Nicole Chang Mei Yun*, 55, and Ya Zhu*, 67, will tell you, without rancour, to leave their flat alone. When the sisters...
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