Back to the beginning: Perceptions of older Singaporean couples living alone.

@article{Soon2015BackTT,
  title={Back to the beginning: Perceptions of older Singaporean couples living alone.},
  author={Guo Yu Samuel Soon and Khoon Kiat Tan and Wenru Wang and Violeta Lopez},
  journal={Nursing & health sciences},
  year={2015},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={
          402-7
        }
}
Singapore has an aging population that is projected to increase by 32% in 2100. The majority of older couples live alone. "Aging in Place" is an initiative that is widely promoted by the government, in which older people are supported to live in their own homes. In this qualitative study, we explored the perceptions of older people living with their spouse in Singapore. Fifteen community-dwelling older participants were interviewed. Four themes emerged from the thematic analysis: (i… CONTINUE READING
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