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

ISBN-10: 0415374871

ISBN-13: 9780415374873

Older individuals are frequently portrayed as social and monetary burdens simply because pensions, wellbeing and fitness and social care need to stand up to expanding outdated age dependency ratios. because of a scarcity of entry to illustration or a scarcity of social and monetary energy, older humans have came upon few possibilities to have their voices heard, making age an immensely political factor.

Written by means of a powerful crew of authors, this book presents an in-depth research of the adventure of growing older in Singapore reading key concerns equivalent to wellbeing and fitness, paintings, housing, relations ties and care giving. It seems at how social categorization enters into lifestyle to explain the a number of meanings of age and id encountered in a swiftly altering financial system and society.

Providing unique serious 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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