Daily Archives: 2012-02-12

Rejection of the Old – A Crying Shame

~ By: Dr Wong Wee Nam ~ Two recent incidents that made some headlines in the media sadden me. The first is the objection by some residents to the proposed elder day-care centre to be built in Woodlands. Following closely is the furore over the proposal to build studio apartments and elder-friendly facilities in the affluent Toh Yi area. The reasons given …

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An Ageing Population? – Part 2

~by: Gordon Lee~ This article looks at the issues surrounding an ageing population. Is it really as terrible and as serious as politicians make it out to be? In Part One, we saw how this Government stuck a pair of horns on the phrase “ageing population”, such that by unleashing the phrase in public, they could invoke fear and use …

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