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…

Capitol to students, elderly: Stay at home or else …

Morexette Marie Erram 03/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has announced that students, and the elderly, whose ages are 65 years old and above, should stay at home starting tomorrow, Sunday (March 22, 2020) at 3 p.m. At…

A world of pain

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 03/15/2020

  That’s how businessmen called the fate of stock market traders as stock exchanges tumbled around the world reeling from the effects of coronavirus and the disease called Covid-19.  The stock traders’ description or prediction of the…

Manila fast-food chains told to hire seniors, PWDs

Nikka G. Valenzuela 03/07/2020

Fast-food chains in Manila will soon have a more diverse staff after the city council passed an ordinance requiring restaurants to hire the elderly, differently abled and persons with disability (PWDs). Ordinance No. 8598 mandates fast-food chains…

WATCH: These three elderly women are so into Kadenang Ginto

Immae Lachica 10/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Mornings are best spent with a good cup of coffee and bit of that tasty breakfast food. A little chit chat could make it better. Just as in the case of these elderly women,…

Two elderly men hurt after car snags steel bars, rolls over at North Reclamation Area

Immae Lachica, Marc Cosep 06/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two elderly persons were injured after their car rolled over and landed on its side when it snagged steel bars extending at the back of a 10-wheeler truck. The accident happened along S.…

5K new senior citizens start enjoying Cebu City’s P12K aid for elderly beneficiaries

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 02/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Five thousand more senior citizens in Cebu City will be able to enjoy starting this year the city government’s P12,000 financial assistance for the elderly beneficiaries. Lourdes Limpangog, acting city director of the…

Elderly people key to Japan’s workforce

Asia News Network, Inquirer.net 09/18/2018

TOKYO — The number of elderly people — aged 65 years or older — who held a job in 2017 reached a record high of 8.07 million, according to statistics compiled by the Internal Affairs and Communications…

No-sweat exercise may prolong life for elderly

AFP 02/25/2018

A FEW hours a week of light exercise—walking the dog, puttering about in the garden—lower the risk of death in older men, even if workouts are brief, researchers said Tuesday (Feb 20). Their findings, reported in the…

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