DPM Tharman Shanmugaratnam managed to don both his Santa and Robin Hood hats yesterday (23Feb). And his Budget 2015 announcement was like an adult giving...

By year end, MediShield Life will replace MediShield to provide citizens with universal coverage. The promise to protect those who have pre-existing ailments,...

Many might call these guys over the hill… if they can even remember who they are. But Colour Me Badd, Tommy Page and All-4-One were anything but. The...

An elderly man who fell down on a street in Yuhuan county, Zhejiang province was ignored by dozens of people and vehicles for eight minutes straight before...

CPF is the people’s money, a life time of savings. What makes the few elected individuals think they have the right to decide on what to do with the...

With the CPF Minimum Sum set to increase, Medishield Life premiums going up, and the retirement age rising, Redwire thought we’d do the elderly a...

Everyone calls her Auntie Helen. At 69, she’s one of the oldest employees at the food court at Raffles Place in Singapore, where office workers grab...

My 81-year-old mother had a fall on Jan 19 and I took her to a polyclinic, where an X-ray showed she had fractured her left hand. The doctor referred...

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s Facebook dialogue over the weekend was candid, but if you’d be hard-pressed to find any meaty answers on...

With all its good intent and purpose, there is a sinister side to the Medishield Life Scheme. It is all good for what it sets out to do but it can be...

Supplements that really do help hold back the years. Supermarkets and chemists are packed with supplements promising a healthy old age, but which are...

My friend (a retiree but not a pioneer) who has diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol (Yup, he lived off the hog) told me of a recent visit...

The furore over a planned columbarium at a Buddhist temple in Sengkanghas brought to light issues surrounding the Nimby syndrome in Singapore. Nimby is...

Local online financial publication DollarsAndSense recently attended one of the focus group discussions held by the Central Provident Fund (CPF) to understand...