The award-winning program “Get Real” on Channel News Asia reveals that in fifteen years’ time, the number of senior citizens living on their own in Singapore will double to 85,000, many of them living in isolation.
In the midst of researching the topic of retirement and housing options for the elderly, I talked to a great many people from all walks of life. A Taiwanese lady, currently in her late 40s and working in Shanghai, shared with me her exciting retirement plans. When she was in her 30s, she made up her mind not to marry and have children.
Growing old gracefully amongst friends