Making plans to care for one’s aged parents (zbNOW, Page 8)

Monday, 26 September 2016

Lianhe Zaobao

This was an interview with Associate Professor Thang Leng Leng from the Department of Japanese Studies at the NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, who is also Deputy Director of the Centre for Family and Population Research at NUS. Assoc Prof Thang discussed the issue of familial care for aged parents. She noted that children who have aged parents at home can make plans for their care by discussing the best approaches with their siblings, and added that the elderly can also let their children know in advance, the kind of care they would prefer.

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