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  1. elderly woman senior citizen singapore file photo

    Commentary: It is high time for a Ministry on Ageing Issues

    Such a ministry can bring into sharper focus the concerns, challenges and aspirations of seniors, says SUSS’ Dr Helen Ko.
  2. patient on hospital bed

    Commentary: Your spouse or your parents? Who should decide when to take you off life support?

    Plan how to leave well, if we want to live well, say NUS' Sumytra Menon and NUHS' Dr Noreen Chan.
  3. Illustration of the augmented reality mobile game "Pokemon Go"

    Commentary: Meet Sofia, the 67-year-old widow who uses Pokemon Go to fight depression

    An elderly woman from Spain spends a lot of her time with the gaming app - and social workers recommend it, university professors Larissa Hjorth ...
  4. Taiwan's 23 million population is also rapidly ageing. The birth rate has plummeted -- only

    Taiwanese 'graffiti village' eases elderly loneliness

    Nestled in the mist-covered foothills of Taiwan's central mountain range, Ruan Chiao village is virtually devoid of young people, but artist Wu ...
  5. Elderly parents health check screening

    Commentary: Opening earlier and more - some senior care centres in Taiwan take service to new levels

    New innovative concepts in Taiwan promote dignity and compassion in old age and senior care, says SUSS’s Sng Hock Lin.
  6. ‘Seeds of Love’ urban farming project

    ‘Seeds of Love’ urban farming project to promote active ageing

    Everyone can soon try their hand at urban farming at four of Thye Hua Kwan's (THK) centres for the elderly.
  7. The gym has low-impact exercise equipment suited to the elderly

    ActiveSG gym for elderly opens in Ang Mo Kio, 4 more to open in mature estates

  8. China will struggle with the rapid rise of dementia in its greying population, a by-product in part

    Elderly in Singapore need S$1,379 a month for basic needs: Study

  9. China elderly

    Commentary: China’s chief conundrum - how to look after the world’s fastest ageing population

    Without a baby boom, China is heading towards an economic stall, says China commentator Tom McGregor. Still, automation may be a solution.