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

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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 Living Well: Retirement age should be more flexible and meaningful. Subscribe