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A study spanning 14 years and counting has found that half of the elderly in Singapore are frail. Photo: unsplash.com

Malnutrition the main reason for elderly Singaporeans' health problems

By Tan Weizhen

A study spanning 14 years and counting has found that half of the elderly in Singapore are frail — especially the low-income, and those who are single, divorced or widowed — due to factors including malnutrition, lack of exercise and having chronic diseases.

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