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

Older people are usually portrayed as social and monetary burdens simply because pensions, well-being and social care need to stand up to expanding previous age dependency ratios. as a result of a scarcity of entry to illustration or an absence of social and fiscal strength, older humans have discovered few possibilities to have their voices heard, making age an immensely political factor.

Written by way of a magnificent workforce of authors, this book presents an in-depth research of the event of growing older in Singapore interpreting key concerns reminiscent of wellbeing and fitness, 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 id encountered in a swiftly altering financial system 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, carrier practitioners and students engaged on Asian gerontology.

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