Opinion - Hannah Chia
Even as governments around the world confront greying populations and their implications, advances in technology and medicine are extending lifespans and healthspans, challenging assumptions about what it means to age.
Article - Andrew Kwok
Is there an impending ageing crisis? Two views predominate in the global discourse.
Opinion - Andrew Kwok
The ageing of populations worldwide has had national governments scrambling to stave off looming economic decline and fiscal disarray.
Article - Olivia Goh
In Singapore, the issue of an ageing population has been on the national agenda since the 1980s, with several high-level committees formed to study ageing trends.
Article - Norbert Walter
What will the global ageing trend mean for finance, investment and production? Professor Norbert Walter highlights the economic implications of ageing in the coming decades.
Opinion - Jung Younbo
A Nanyang Technological University team is developing simulation tools to help seniors learn important skills at their own pace.
Article - Sheng Yee Zher, Johnny Sung, Chia Ying
While age and educational background are key factors influencing our ability to learn, a recent study suggests that enabling technologies and learning methods can help seniors to go further.
Opinion - Kalyani K. Mehta
Surveying current cross-sector efforts, a veteran gerontologist suggests ways to make Singapore an even more age-friendly city.
Opinion - Melinda Elias, Donald Low
Beyond increased public spending, Singapore’s ageing population should prompt a deep rethinking about the structures, risks and values underpinning our healthcare system.