elderly & active ageing
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Asian Family Conference
Nov 29, 2017
The Community Kin Service enables Voluntary Welfare Organisations (VWOs) to do more to support seniors who have lost mental capacity and do not have family support in the community.
Opening Address by Minister Desmond Lee at the Asian Family Conference 2017
Nov 29, 2017
Demand for residential homes for the elderly
May 8, 2017
Minister answers question by Dr Lim Wee Kiak, MP for Sembawang GRC, on whether any study has been done to gauge the demand for residential homes for the elderly.
Clarifications on Senior Group Homes scheme
Feb 7, 2017
Minister answers questions by MP for Jalan Besar GRC Ms Denise Phua Lay Peng regarding clarifications on Senior Group Homes scheme.
Planning and development of Senior Activity and Care Centres in existing HDB towns
Jan 9, 2017
Minister answers question by Non-Constituency Member of Parliament, Mr Leon Pereira regarding the planning and development of senior activity and care centres in existing HDB towns.
Enhancing home-based care options for young children, elderly and disabled
Oct 10, 2016
Minister answers question by Ms Cheryl Chan Wei Ling, MP for Fengshan SMC, on the Government's plans for enhancing home-based care options for young children, seniors and the disabled.
Public Consultation on Draft Vulnerable Adults Bill 2016
Jul 27, 2016
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) invites members of the public to give their views on the draft Vulnerable Adults Bill. The public consultation will be hosted on the Government e-consultation portal, REACH from 27 July to 23 August 2016.
Availability of places in Senior Group Homes and take-up rate
Jul 11, 2016
The Ministry answers question by Mr Darryl David, MP for Ang Mo Kio GRC, on the availability of places in Senior Group Homes and take-up rate
Family remains key source of support for elderly as aged households evolve
Nov 25, 2015
The elderly in Singapore are generally well-supported and play an important role in their families. This is reflected in the observations made in the latest report on Ageing Families in Singapore by the Ministry of Social and Family Development.
Tackling abuse of elderly
Aug 17, 2015
Minister answers question by Ms Irene Ng, MP for Tampines GRC, on tackling abuse of elderly