Informal Caregiving in Singapore: Macroeconomic Realities and Measures

Informal Caregiving in Singapore: Macroeconomic Realities and Measures

December 2020

The very rapid ageing of Singapore’s population is placing a huge burden on informal caregivers. Wayne discusses two macroeconomic strategies – strengthening redistributive measures and professionalizing informal caregiving - that may alleviate this burden. A national study on informal caregiving is urgently required to identify specific areas and caregiver segments that will benefit from these strategies.

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