We are happy for her too…
Health Minister Gan Kim Yong announced that those above 60 would get more than 200 discounts and freebies from 50 cent hotel buffet lunches to $50 worth of transport vouchers for use on the MRT or buses. Also included in the SG50 Seniors package are discounted dining, leisure activities such as free admission to the Zoo, Bird Park and Gardens by the Bay conservatories, and offers from a free Passion card for five years to 50 per cent off travel insurance.
The validity period also varies from a couple of months till the end of the year.
A senior we spoke to, Ah Mah 75, said that although she is appreciative of the government’s gesture, she will not be able to enjoy most of the benefits.
“I am on a wheelchair. I got diabetes and both my legs cut already.”
“Would be better if they give me free insulin injections for the rest of my life la.”