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

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social and fiscal burdens simply because pensions, health and wellbeing and social care need to face up to expanding outdated age dependency ratios.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

Written by means of a magnificent group of authors, this book presents an in-depth research of the event of getting older in Singapore analyzing key concerns akin to healthiness, paintings, housing, kinfolk ties and care giving. It appears at how social categorization enters into way of life to clarify the a number of meanings of age and identification encountered in a speedily altering economic climate 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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