“Age is just a number”

What We Do

Services & Programmes

The Hua Mei Centre for Successful Ageing (HMCSA) is a pioneering 'first-stop, one-stop’ provider of primary health and psycho-social care for adults aged 40 years and above.

Training & Education

The Hua Mei Training Academy (HMTA) is the only dedicated provider of training in community-based eldercare in Singapore.

Research & Collaboration

The International Longevity Centre Singapore (ILC-Singapore) implements ground-breaking community development programmes, and high impact research and collaborations.

Community for Successful Ageing

ComSA is a community-wide approach to forge an integrated system of comprehensive programmes and services with the aim to promote health and wellbeing over the life course, and to enable ageing in place.




What’s new at Tsao

SAWA calls for gender and life-course approach to ageing 

The Singapore Alliance for Women in Ageing (SAWA) has called on the government to take a gender and life-course approach to ageing and to adopt four policies that will ease the burden on caregivers, many of whom are women. More


In Focus

Position Statement on COVID-19 from ILC-GA
The ILC Global Alliance (ILC-GA) stands in support of the most vulnerable members of society during the pandemic, and released its position statement.

Older Persons and COVID-19 :- Key Messages from United Nations
The COVID-19 pandemic is causing untold fear and suffering for older people across the world. While the pandemic affects all populations and all age groups, available evidence indicates that older persons are at particularly high risk. The threat to older persons in developing countries is enormous, as public services like health care and social protection will likely be overwhelmed by the virus.
More on UN Policy Brief

Healthier for Longer - Improving Adult Immunisation Uptake in Singapore
International Longevity Centre – Singapore, an initiative under Tsao Foundation, held a public seminar and a roundtable discussion with key stakeholders on 14 – 15 October 2019 on adult vaccination. The team further did some desk research and published a report on Healthier for Longer: Improving adult immunisation uptake in Singapore. Find out more on the relationship between Singapore’s ageing population and adult vaccination here.