Monday, 14 Mar 2016
Mdm Halimah Yacob, Chairperson of the PAP Seniors Group (PAP.SG) has submitted recommendations for Singapore Budget 2016 to the Ministry of Finance and also the Ministry of Health for their consideration.
With Singapore facing an ageing population, more need to be done to help those suffering from severe age-old disabilities and also their families said PAP.SG. Recommending enhancements in three key areas - Review of the ElderShield Scheme; Greater Support for Caregivers and Strengthening the Singaporean Core.
Review the ElderShield Scheme
For ElderShield, PAP.SG suggests
- The ElderShield be made a compulsory scheme and to remove the age limit and the exclusion on those with pre-existing illnesses, akin to MediShield Life.
The place will serve as a venue for contemplation and reflection.
In support of Jubilee Budget, PAP.SG proposes measures to enhance benefits in several areas.
Long-time party members are valued.
The improved policies crystallise the PAP's core beliefs.
Excerpt of speech by Dr Kee Wei Heong of the PAP.SG at the PAP60 Party Rally on Sunday, 7 December 2014.
These outreach sessions have been very helpful to the pioneers, who found the sessions informative and engaging.
You can use these videos to help you explain the PGP to the elderly members of your family and community.
Barely a year after its establishment, PAP.SG has made good progress in advocating for seniors.
Enabling and empowering older workers to work longer.