Better work, care options needed as S'pore set to be 'super-aged' society

This is the seventh of 12 primers on current affairs issues under a programme by The Straits Times to reach out to younger audiences on topics that matter to them

Retirement adequacy - a term that refers to people having enough money to retire on - remains a major concern for many. PHOTO: ST FILE
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If you are a Singaporean, chances are you will live to a ripe old age.

In fact, Singaporeans now top the world when it comes to the longest life spans - with a life expectancy of 83 years for men and 87 years for women, said Health Minister Ong Ye Kung in March.

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