The savings approach to financing long-term care in Singapore.

@article{Hong2001TheSA,
  title={The savings approach to financing long-term care in Singapore.},
  author={Pei-Ying Hong},
  journal={Journal of aging & social policy},
  year={2001},
  volume={13 2-3},
  pages={
          169-83
        }
}
Singapore is grappling with provision of services for the current generation of older people at the same time as building the foundation for the coming generations of elderly. In this article, I analyze four sets of factors that are shaping long-term care policy and financing in ways that are almost unique to Singapore. First, current developments can only be understood in the context of the Central Provident Fund (CPF) that was established by the Government of Singapore in the 1950s to ensure… CONTINUE READING
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