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

Older people are usually portrayed as social and fiscal burdens simply because pensions, health and wellbeing and social care need to face up to expanding outdated age dependency ratios. because of a scarcity of entry to illustration or a scarcity of social and financial strength, older humans have came upon few possibilities to have their voices heard, making age an immensely political factor.

Written via a magnificent staff of authors, this book offers an in-depth research of the adventure of growing older in Singapore studying key matters resembling healthiness, paintings, housing, family members ties and care giving. It seems at how social categorization enters into daily life to clarify the a number of meanings of age and identification encountered in a quickly altering financial 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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