CARE 2021 Symposium: Growing Older in Singapore

Transitions in Health, Employment, Social Engagement and Intergenerational Transfers in Singapore (THE SIGNS) Study is a longitudinal survey designed to identify patterns, determinants, and outcomes of health, work, retirement, social engagement, volunteerism, intergenerational transfers and lifelong learning among older Singaporeans.




Growing Older In Singapore: Findings from a National Longitudinal Study of Older Adults


Date & Time
November 16 at 9 am -1:30 pm (Singapore time)


Presentation Topics

  • Overview of THE SIGNS Study
  • Changes in Health Expectancy over time
  • Transition in social network types
  • Association of receipt of support from children with older adult well-being
  • Retirement effects on physical activity
  • Prevalence and correlates use of digital technology
  • Lifelong learning and volunteering


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