Living Well: Retirement age should be more flexible and meaningful

With an increase in life expectancy, the benefits of older people continuing to work are immense for the individual and society

As part of the recent National Day Rally speech, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong revealed incremental changes that will be implemented to raise the retirement and re-employment ages.

It is a good time to look at what retirement means.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 02, 2019, with the headline 'Retirement age should be more flexible and meaningful'. Print Edition | Subscribe