SINGAPORE (Nov 12): When it comes to keeping older workers employed, Singapore has scored well among developed nations. But more can be done, says London Business School Professor Andrew Scott.

According to Scott, it is not just about ageing gracefully; being productive in your later years is also crucial for your well-being.

Speaking at a panel discussion at Prudential Singapore's office in Marina One on Tuesday, Scott says, “when you live up to 70, you have 124,800 productive hours”. That number of productive hours increases to 156,000 and 218,000 when an individual lives to 80 and 100. This is a scenario Singaporeans should be accustomed to as they are live longer, he adds.

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