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ageing population

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  1. Distinctive HDBs (4)

    Commentary: Can shifting the emphasis to renting help solve Singapore’s public housing puzzle?

    Finite leases and the use of CPF for housing may mean inadequate retirement income for Singaporeans. What Singapore needs is a broader discussion ...
  2. Japan dementia

    Commentary: Dementia caregivers put on a brave front – while watching loved ones fade away

    Behind every person that suffers from dementia are the caregivers whose hard work needed round the clock can have psychosocial and physical health ...
  3. Elderly patient

    Commentary: Starting ElderShield at 30? We can do better than that

    ElderShield coverage must benefit the elderly poor and those who suffer from dementia, says an observer from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.
  4. Japan elderly coder

    Commentary: Growing old is not a slow march toward obscurity

    As life expectancy soars, retirement cannot be a perpetual holiday after years of work, says the National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre’s CEO.
  5. sleepless business acupuncture

    Commentary: Traditional Chinese Medicine physicians must safeguard the industry’s reputation

    Where cases of malpractice arise among the TCM community, the greatest cost is borne not by the doctor but by the TCM industry as a whole, says ...
  6. On The Job - Nurse 5

    On The Job as a geriatric nurse: Bleak at times, mostly draining, but ultimately fulfilling

    In a new series in which Channel NewsAsia journalists try working in some of Singapore’s essential but undervalued jobs, Justin Ong dons the blue ...
  7. People cross a street in a business district in central Tokyo

    Commentary: Can Japan accept itself as a nation of immigrants?

    Japan needs to cultivate constructive national debate on immigration to combat its shrinking labour force and ageing population, says a professor ...
  8. 7 Paro carebot

    Solving Japan's ageing population woes with robots

  9. New Content Item

    Fewer youths donating blood in Singapore amid growing demand

    The number of youth donors decreased by 13 per cent between 2012 and 2016, says the Health Sciences Authority.
  10. (sl) PGO

    Commentary: Three lessons learned caring for seniors as Singapore's population ages

    It’s not writing national policy or setting aside funds that will make the sum difference in caring for our seniors, much as these are needed, ...