Ten ministerial-level departments, including the ministries of civil affairs and education, have released a circular stressing the importance of building an age-friendly society.
Singapore Government Incentives for Age-Friendly Employers
The Singapore Government has announced more incentives to reward companies that are willing to implement and sustain age-friendly practices.
Report Suggests a Screener for Technologies that Might Benefit Ageing Adults
The real challenge isn’t developing useful products for older consumers, it’s getting people to adopt them.
India Considers Raising the Retirement Age
With one of the youngest age profiles in Asia Pacific, it is interesting that even India is now debating the need to raise the retirement age. A parliamentary panel has urged the Centre to raise the retirement age to 65 years, noting that growing lifespan was adding to the need for “productive ageing” according to […]
Doorknobs banned in Vancouver
This may sound odd but to older people with weakened hand strength, it’s a blessing.
Demographic headwinds could shave 1.2% off GDP in APAC economies – HSBC
The region faces a sharp demographic turn that will weigh heavily on growth
1 in 3 older adults reports age discrimination
One third of British people in their 50s and above said they had experienced age discrimination,
China plans capital market reforms to support its ageing society
China’s National Social Security pension fund, is now the world’s tenth biggest and many expect it to leapfrog to the third largest globally within three years. Reported here on CCTV, the country boasts one of the highest savings rates in the world. With inadequate social security support, many tuck cash away for old age. Ping […]
An Age-Friendly garbage bin?
Sounds ludicrous, but this simple idea responded to injuries among older people.
The older a country’s population, the lower its inflation rate: Report
Ageing nations like low prices over high income may pose a challenge for central banks in the world’s industrial nations, according to