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Tackling the healthcare challenges that come with ageing

This is a special Straits Times resource for junior college and pre-university students, as part of The Straits Times-Ministry of Education National Current Affairs Quiz outreach.

Members of a Taiji interest group holding a demonstration at the rooftop of Teck Ghee Community Club during its official opening on Jan 13. The upgraded community club now has facilities such as the Wellness Centre, meant as a space for elderly resid
Members of a Taiji interest group holding a demonstration at the rooftop of Teck Ghee Community Club during its official opening on Jan 13. The upgraded community club now has facilities such as the Wellness Centre, meant as a space for elderly residents to mingle with their neighbours and engage in activities to keep their minds and bodies active. PHOTOS: ST FILE

This online resource was first published on June 27, 2019.

It is estimated that by 2030, a quarter of Singapore’s population will be above the age of 65. An ageing population means a smaller proportion of working adults.

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