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Ageing in Singapore

service needs and the state

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Published by Routledge in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Singapore,
  • Singapore.
    • Subjects:
    • Older people -- Singapore -- Social conditions,
    • Older people -- Services for -- Singapore

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby Peggy Teo ... [et al.].
      SeriesRoutledge contemporary Southeast Asia series ;, 10
      ContributionsTeo, Peggy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1064.S5 A34 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3417927M
      ISBN 100415374871
      LC Control Number2005034249

        SINGAPORE — We have all heard the phrase “silver tsunami” from ministers and policymakers. By , one in five Singaporeans will be over the age of But can we ride this wave with the.


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