‘Immediately! Now!’: Terrified rush into Kyiv basements

Agence France Presse 02/27/2022

KYIV — It was hard to tell what scared the elderly women more: the piercing peal of air raid sirens or the terrified urgency of the Ukrainian soldier who ordered everyone to run for cover. “Everyone! Immediately!…

Talisay police to serenade elderly on Valentine’s Day

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 02/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Mangharana mi nila (We will serenade them).” Police Lieutenant Colonel Randy Caballes, station commander of the Talisay City Police Station, said this will be the policemen’s treat to the elderly particularly in Barangay…

Elderly health workers seen as priority for AstraZeneca vaccines — Galvez

Krissy Aguilar - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ 03/04/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Some health experts are recommending that the arriving COVID-19 vaccines from AstraZeneca be allocated to elderly healthcare workers, vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. said Thursday. “May mga doctor po na nagsasabi, priority natin yung…

Pfizer’s EUA stays as FDA awaits report on Norway deaths — DOH

Cathrine Gonzales - Reporter / @cgonzalesINQ 01/18/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The emergency use authorization (EUA) for Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine will remain for now despite reports that some elderly people with underlying health conditions in Norway have died after getting inoculated with vaccine from the…

Gifts continue to pour in for elderly from Minglanila

Immae Lachica 12/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The gifts continue to pour in for Tatay Pepe from Minglanilla town in southern Cebu. This after netizen Jay-r de la Calzada surprised the 76-year-old elderly living alone in Barangay Manduwang with a cane and LED…

Elderly left homeless, rescued by netizens

Immae Lachica 10/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines– An elderly woman was left to fend for herself and vend in the streets of Minglanilla in southern Cebu after she was not able to pay rent for her rented room. Lola Berna, 66,…

Netizen calling for help to aid homeless elderly woman with eye condition

Immae Lachica 07/07/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— A netizen is asking help for a homeless elderly woman here who has an eye condition and a face wound  that needs medical attention. Leigh Ybañez, 24, who works in a bank in…

Palace: COVID-19 vaccination plan to prioritize elderly, with comorbidities

Krissy Aguilar - INQUIRER.net 05/20/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Once a vaccine for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) becomes available, the elderly and those with existing medical conditions will be prioritized, Malacañang said Wednesday. Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque made the assurance as  he disclosed…

BJMP urged: Temporarily free political, elderly prisoners

Froilan Gallardo 04/19/2020

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines—A group of human rights lawyers has asked the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology  (BJMP) for the temporary release of non-violent prisoners including the elderly and political prisoners. Lawyer Czarina Golda S.…

Activities to do with the elderly during ECQ

Dianne Zarina G. Savillo 04/03/2020

Many older adults are now more likely to be staying at home to keep themselves safe during this time of the virus outbreak. Because of that, activities and hobbies that they used to enjoy outside of their…

Cebu City urges employers not to let elderly report to work

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/23/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu City Government is now encouraging employers both from the public and private sectors not to let their elderly workers report to duty. Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella on March 22, 2020,…

Stay at home order for Cebu City minors, elderly inked

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government has ordered minors and senior citizens to stay at home as a means to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella issued…

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