Never too old or too late for love to blossom as more S'pore seniors marry in autumn of their lives

Mr Michael Wu, 63, and Ms May Som, 59, tied the knot in March.
Mr Michael Wu, 63, and Ms May Som, 59, tied the knot in March.ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN

SINGAPORE - A growing number of seniors are finding love and getting married in the autumn of their lives, a trend that suggests a greater acceptance of unions later in life and evolving values and norms ascribed to ageing.

Mr Leng Chin Fai, a senior consultant at Fei Yue Community Services who also conducts pre-marriage counselling, said that in the past, seniors may have abstained from remarrying as they were afraid people would gossip about them and their children would object.

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