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

Older individuals are usually portrayed as social and fiscal burdens simply because pensions, well-being and social care need to stand up to expanding outdated age dependency ratios. as a result of a scarcity of entry to illustration or a scarcity of social and financial energy, older humans have stumbled on few possibilities to have their voices heard, making age an immensely political factor.

Written via a powerful workforce of authors, this book presents an in-depth research of the adventure of getting old in Singapore interpreting key matters akin to future health, paintings, housing, kin ties and care giving. It seems to be at how social categorization enters into way of life to explain the a number of meanings of age and identification encountered in a quickly altering economic system and society.

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

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