Actuality of Ageing Process in Singapore Introduction How to keep an aging population active and independent has become a fundamental question to policy makers. Questions are being raised on how to strengthen prevention policies and health promotions. There is no doubt that people are living longer, therefore improving their quality of life as they grow old has to improved. Concerns are being raised that the large number of older people might bankrupt a countries health care and social security systems; but is this the case? How can the role of a family and the state be balanced when caring for the old people? Thesis Segregation by age has become impossible in the society. The younger generation is almost 100% dependant on the older generation. We cannot assume that the younger generation will always mingle with themselves.