Kanwaljit Soin's first book looks at ageing with an Asian focus

Dr Kanwaljit Soin started writing Silver Shades Of Grey: Memos For Successful Ageing In The 21st Century in 2012.
Dr Kanwaljit Soin started writing Silver Shades Of Grey: Memos For Successful Ageing In The 21st Century in 2012.ST PHOTO: ALVIN HO

Dr Kanwaljit Soin discusses topics such as the impact of haze on older people in her debut work

After writing a book about ageing, Dr Kanwaljit Soin has been thinking more about death.

"I probably thought a bit more about death also because my late mother, who had dementia, was living with me," says the 76-year-old first-time author. Her mother died last year in October at the age of 96.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 03, 2018, with the headline 'An Asian focus on ageing'. Print Edition | Subscribe