Number of seniors going to the authorities to seek maintenance from kids falls to 10-year low

This comes as more of the younger seniors are "financially able" and better prepared for retirement. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI
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SINGAPORE - The number of seniors seeking official intervention to get financial support from their children fell to a 10-year low last year.

The Commissioner for the Maintenance of Parents (CMP), Mr Khoo Oon Soo, attended to 98 seniors last year - down from 143 the year before and almost a third of the 286 in 2011.

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