The Government should invest more in elderly Singaporeans as the country’s population continues to age, said Member of Parliament for Aljunied GRC, Mr Chen Show Mao. Speaking in Parliament today (May 30), Mr Chen said Singapore can reap economic benefits if investments are made to redesign jobs, work places, processes and culture for older workers. This would help Singapore fully draw on the experiences and know-how of older workers, despite a slowdown in their physical bodies. It would also enable them to be as productive as or even more productive than their younger counterparts, he added. Mr Chen called for more investment to help elderly Singaporeans age in place. Calling them a “repository of social and cultural capital”, he said this would tap their long-standing ties to the community.