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

Older individuals are usually portrayed as social and monetary burdens simply because pensions, wellbeing and fitness and social care need to face up to expanding outdated age dependency ratios. as a result of a scarcity of entry to illustration or an absence of social and financial strength, older humans have came upon 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 adventure of getting old in Singapore analyzing key matters equivalent to health and wellbeing, paintings, housing, kin ties and care giving. It seems to be at how social categorization enters into lifestyle to explain the a number of meanings of age and identification encountered in a quickly 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, provider practitioners and students engaged on Asian gerontology.

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