Budget 2015 will be presented on Feb 23 after the long Chinese New Year weekend. This year's Jubilee – and possibly pre-election – Budget is widely expected to have something for all Singaporeans. What trends did the Budget statements reveal? We comb through a decade of speeches and identify 12 key themes.

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In 2014, the Government launched the Pioneer Generation Package for older Singaporeans, which provides Medisave top-ups, assistance for the disabled and subsidies for outpatient treatment and MediShield Life.

Keywords: elderly, older Singaporeans, older workers

Source: Ministry of Finance

Straits Times graphic: Fiona Chan and Lin Zhaowei