As Singapore's population ages, the number of individuals requiring assistance for daily needs is increasing. At the same time, the number of caregivers - healthy family members able to provide such care - is decreasing. Simple arithmetic tells us that it is more and more likely that any one of us will be a family caregiver.
Recently, the Singapore Government announced a Caregiver Support Action Plan to enhance support for family caregivers of older persons. This action plan is exceedingly timely.