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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social and monetary burdens simply because pensions, overall healthiness and social care need to face up to expanding outdated age dependency ratios. because of a scarcity of entry to illustration or an absence of social and monetary energy, older humans have came across few possibilities to have their voices heard, making age an immensely political factor.

Written by way of a magnificent crew of authors, this book offers an in-depth research of the adventure of growing older in Singapore interpreting key matters resembling health and wellbeing, paintings, housing, kin ties and care giving. It appears at how social categorization enters into daily life to explain the a number of meanings of age and identification encountered in a swiftly altering financial system and society.

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

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