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What Singapore’s plan for an aging population can teach the United States

By Tara Bahrampour, reporter, Washington Post | Singapore, one of the world’s fastest-aging countries, has announced a massive, multipronged plan to help its citizens age successfully — one that advocates say leaves the United States in the dust. The $2.1 billion plan announced by the Ministry of Health, “A Nation for All Ages,” comprises initiatives […]

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The liberation of growing old

By Anne Karpf, op-ed, The New York Times | LONDON — WHY do we have such punitive attitudes toward old people? Granted, the ancients did hideous things to elders who were unable to work but still needed food and care, but in more recent times, that had changed: In 18th-century New England, it was common […]

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