Over-40s urged to weigh trade-offs before opting in

Dr Joelle Fong points out that those with chronic health conditions could benefit most from taking up CareShield Life. Providend CEO Christopher Tan suggests people with existing ElderShield supplements review the benefits first. SingCapital chief ex
SingCapital chief executive Alfred Chia says people should opt into CareShield Life if they can afford it.
Dr Joelle Fong points out that those with chronic health conditions could benefit most from taking up CareShield Life. Providend CEO Christopher Tan suggests people with existing ElderShield supplements review the benefits first. SingCapital chief ex
Dr Joelle Fong points out that those with chronic health conditions could benefit most from taking up CareShield Life.
Dr Joelle Fong points out that those with chronic health conditions could benefit most from taking up CareShield Life. Providend CEO Christopher Tan suggests people with existing ElderShield supplements review the benefits first. SingCapital chief ex
Providend CEO Christopher Tan suggests people with existing ElderShield supplements review the benefits first.

Older Singaporeans who have the option of joining CareShield Life should consider their age, health status and financial situation before doing so, insurance experts say.

For example, people with chronic diseases might want to join CareShield Life if they feel they are at higher risk of becoming severely disabled in the future.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 05, 2018, with the headline 'Over-40s urged to weigh trade-offs before opting in'. Print Edition | Subscribe