87-year-old abandoned senior citizen rescued in Lahug

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 01/24/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Department of Social Welfare and Services (DSWS) and personnel from the Cebu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CCDRRMO) Emergency Medical Services rescued an abandoned 87-year-old senior citizen in…

Sunday morning accident in Mandaue City injures senior citizen

Futch Anthony Inso 12/11/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu –  A senior citizen sustained minor injuries after his vehicle was reportedly hit by another private vehicle while he was traveling along the national highway in Barangay Jagobiao, Mandaue City early on Sunday morning,…

Lolo killed, 11 others injured in Sogod, Cebu accident

Paul Lauro, Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/30/2022

(UPDATED) CEBU CITY, Philippines — A senior citizen died after his house was rammed by a bus involved in a five-vehicle smashup along the national road in Barangay Liki in Sogod town on Wednesday, November 30, 2022.…

Bill seeks to criminalize abuses vs elderly

Julie Aurelio 09/25/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Agusan del Norte Rep. Dale Corvera has filed House Bill No. 5116, or the proposed Senior Citizens Protections Act, which wants to penalize acts of abuse against the elderly which may result in their physical or…

OSCA Cebu City cleans list of cash aid beneficiaries

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Office for Senior Citizens Affairs (OSCA) in Cebu City is currently ramping up its evaluation of members to remove senior citizens who have passed away but are still listed as eligible for…

Online scams and the elderly

Randy David - @inquirerdotnet 09/04/2022

We who were born in the age of passbooks and real bank tellers will never feel at home in the world of digital banking and automated teller machines (ATMs). This is not a Luddite resistance to all…

2,600 senior citizens in Punta Princesa receive P3,000 cash aid

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Carlito Romeo, 68,  is among the senior citizens in Barangay Punta Princesa in Cebu City, who were waiting for the announcement of the city government on the start of the distribution of financial…

Coast Guard CV nabs lolo in Bohol for possession of materials for ‘homemade dynamite’

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Personnel of the Philippine Coast Guard sub-station in Tubigon, Bohol and the Philippine National Police arrested a senior citizen for the possession of materials used in making homemade dynamites. Lemuel Batuasa, a resident…

Cebu City EOC: Unvaxxed resident, senior citizen were latest COVID-19 fatalities

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 05/30/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A 57-year-old resident, who remained unvaccinated, and a senior citizen with comorbidities were the two COVID-19 deaths that were reported in Cebu City this May, Emergency Operations Center (EOC) deputy chief implementer Joel…

Man nabbed for beheading elderly woman in San Fernando, Cebu

Paul Lauro and Wenilyn Sabalo 05/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Policemen in San Fernando town arrested a man on Friday, May 27, for the gruesome killing of a senior citizen. The suspect Larry Lantape Sabellano, 37, was arrested in his residence a day…

Pilar attack: Drinking session ends with 66-year-old man stabbing his 57-year-old brother 

Paul Lauro 01/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — What was supposed to be a relaxing Sunday for a 66-year-old man and his 57-year-old brother turned into a bloody and tragic one after one of them landed in the medical health center…

One dead after motorbanca capsizes off the shore of Daanbantayan

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A female senior citizen died after floating off the shore in Daanbantayan town in northern Cebu for more than three hours when the motorbanca that she was riding on along with her relatives…

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