A Guide to the Subsidies for Caring for the Elderly in Singapore

Updated: May 15, 2018

In this 8-part guide, you will find all the eldercare subsidies and schemes in Singapore categorised according to your parent’s needs. We also included a special section featuring schemes specifically for Pioneers (citizens born on/before 1949).

Get in-depth information regarding these subsidies by clicking on any of the categories below.

1. For The Elderly To Remain Mobile And Independent

  • Seniors’ Mobility and Enabling Fund

  • PAssion Silver Concession Card

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2. To Reduce Rising Medical Costs

  • Eldershield

  • Interim Disability Assistance Programme for the Elderly (IDAPE)

  • Medical Fee Exemption Card (MFEC)

  • Community Health Assist Scheme (CHAS)

  • Medisave

  • Flexi-Medisave

  • Medishield Life

  • Medifund

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3. To Improve Ongoing Care

  • Intermediate Long-Term Care (ILTC) Subsidy

  • Caregiver Training Grant (CTG)

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4. To Hire A Foreign Domestic Worker (FDW)

  • Foreign Domestic Worker (FDW) Grant

  • Foreign Domestic Worker (FDW) Levy Concession

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5. To Improve Comfort And Retirement Income

  • Lease Buyback Scheme (LBS)

  • Silver Housing Bonus (SHB)

  • 2-Room Flexi Scheme

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6. To Make Your Parents’ HDB Flat More Elder-Safe

  • Enhancement for Active Seniors (EASE)

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7. To Supplement Your Parents’ Retirement Income

  • ComCare Long-Term Assistance (Public Assistance)

  • Silver Support Scheme

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8. Specially For Pioneers

  • Pioneer Generation Package

  • Pioneer Generation Disability Assistance Scheme (PioneerDAS)

  • Medifund Silver

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