I AM A SENIOR

Affordable COVID-19 treatments and medications

  • Subsidised treatments when you see a doctor at Public Health Preparedness Clinics or polyclinics for respiratory illnesses
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  • $5 for Pioneer Generation and Merdeka Generation seniors
  • $10 for all Singaporeans

More coverage for your healthcare needs

  • Pioneer and Merdeka Generation Packages
  • CareShield Life
  • ElderFund
    • Assistance scheme which provides up to $250 a month in cash for severely disabled
    • For eligible severely disabled, lower-income Singapore Citizens aged 30 and above

Care closer to homes

  • There are about 1,100 CHAS GP clinics, 20 polyclinics, 10 public acute hospitals and 5 public community hospitals providing subsidised care to all Singaporeans
  • By 2030, there will be 32 polyclinics, up from 20 today
  • We will also have a total of 12 public acute hospitals and 8 public community hospitals
  • CHAS GP clinics are within 10 minutes from every HDB flat by public transport
  • Check out where our new care facilities are

Quality healthcare that every Singaporean can afford

  • Government Subsidies
    • Up to 80% subsidy for treatments and medications for all Singaporeans at public healthcare institutions
  • MediShield Life
    • Basic health insurance for large healthcare bills
    • Coverage for life
  • MediSave
    • National savings scheme which covers selected healthcare expenses
    • From Jan 2021, higher MediSave withdrawal limit of $700 for persons with complex chronic conditions
  • MediFund

Subsidised screenings and vaccinations

  • Screen for Life
    • Pay $0 to $5 for chronic disease and selected cancer screenings for all eligible Singaporeans

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  • Vaccination Subsidies
    • Means-tested subsidies for National Adult Immunisation Schedule vaccinations for adult Singaporeans, between 50% to 75%

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Subsidies for senior care

  • Seniors' Mobility and Enabling Fund
    • Seniors' Mobility and Enabling Fund subsidies for mobility and assistive devices, and home healthcare items

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  • ElderCare Fund
    • Subsidies for long-term care services
    • $750 million top-up to help more seniors

Ageing in the community

  • Since 2015, we have added 4,100 day-care places, 3,400 home care places, and 3,900 nursing home beds. Learn about the different senior care facilities

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  • 10 Active Ageing Hubs in HDB developments to serve the social and care needs of seniors by end-2020

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  • 50 Silver Zones by 2023 to provide safer streets for seniors with extended green man timings and lower speed limit

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Enhanced support for caregivers

  • Caregiver Support Action Plan
    • Financial support, including Home Caregiving Grant of $200 a month
    • Resources to help seniors access care services
    • Short-term care options for caregivers who need a short break
    • Training for caregivers
    • Workplace support

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Affordable transport

Greater convenience for all

  • 200km of covered walkways to get from public transport nodes to your home, school and places like clinics
  • More inclusive transport for all, such as Priority Queues, Priority Cabins and wheelchair-accessible facilities